Margie is 37 years old and married with an only child. She lives in Barangay IV, Tangub City. She owns and operates a general store selling goods in the local community. She has been a member of GDMPC micro credit since 2009. Now, Margie has borrowed the amount of 25,000 PHP to purchase additional inventory in order to offer more goods. She plans to expand her business to make a better living condition for the entire family in the near 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.