Jennifer is from Poblacion 4, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 40 years old. Jennifer is married and has 4 children. To make a living, Jennifer owns and operates a specialized retail store where she sells a variety of different products such as canned goods, vegetables and soy sauce, in the local community. Jennifer has been in her business for 17 years and earns 10,000 a month from these activities. In 2004, Jennifer joined GDMPC. Jennifer is requesting a loan of 15,900 to purchase new items to expand product offering. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's living conditions.
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.