Jesel is a 33 years old mother of one child. They live in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She has to be a mother and a father at the same time. She’s good at dealing with people. That is why she entered into a buy and sell kind of business to earn an income for the family. She normally gets 2,000 PHP a month. At present, she has applied for a loan of 5,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit to purchase additional products to sell. Her plans involve business expansion in the 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.