Edna is 49 years old and married with four children. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga Del Sur, and owns and operates a vulcanizing service to earn a living. She has been in her business for over eight years and earns 15,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) every month.
Edna joined GDMPC last year, and has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase additional materials for her vulcanizing service. Edna's hopes and wants in life are to have a better future and to improve her business.
Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.