Jocelyn is from Looc, Plaridel, Misamis Occidental. She is 41 years old and married with three children.
Jocelyn plants and harvests bananas for sale to earn a living, and she has been in this type of business for three years. Each month, she is able to earn revenue in the amount of PHP 3,500. She requested a loan in the amount of PHP 5,000 to purchase additional seeds, seedlings, and young crops to raise.
In 2010, Jocelyn joined GDMPC. She hopes to expand her business to earn supplementary revenue for the future of her children.
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.