Bebialen is from Carmen Annex, Ozamiz City. She is 23 years old. Bebialen is now married and has one child.
To make a living, Bebialen makes and sells barbecue in the market. Bebialen has been in her business for four years and earns 8,000 PHP a month.
In 2011, Bebialen joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and her living situation. Bebialen is requesting a loan of 40,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand 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.