Judilin is a 32-year-old married woman with four children. She lives in Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental, the Philippines.
To earn her living, Judilin owns and operates a business venture selling a variety of different fruit and vegetables. She has been in this business for three years, and from it she earns PHP 4,000 each month.
She requested a loan of PHP 25,000 to purchase more fruit and vegetables to sell. Judilin has been a member of GDMPC for four years. In the future, Judilin wants to build herself a house and to ensure her children can finish their studies.
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.