Gina is a 44-year-old married woman with three children who lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. For the past five years, she has owned and managed a grocery store and she earns 20,000 PHP each month. Gina has been a member of GDMPC since 2010.
Gina is requesting a 25,000 PHP loan from GDMPC to purchase stocks of spices, noodles, sugar, and canned goods. She plans to develop her business for a better future.
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.