Teresita is 48 years old and lives in Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. She is married and a mother of four children.
Teresita has a barbecue snack food vending business to earn a living. She has been in this type of business for two years. She earns 5,000 PHP each month from these activities.
Teresita has requested a loan of 12,000 PHP from GDMPC to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. She has been a member of GDMPC for one year. In the future, Teresita hopes to expand her barbecue vending and have a stall in the city for food vending.
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.