Mary Lou is a single entrepreneur who manages her retail business to make a living. She has been selling used clothes for more than a year and she earns well for her needs. She joined GDMPC and took out a loan to buy additional used clothes to resell. She wants to improve her business for a better living 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.