Jocelyn is 24 years old, married, and has three children. She resides in Camanga, Tukuran, Philippines. Jocelyn own and operate a gardening business, which she has been doing for two years. She earns 3,000 PHP a month.
Jocelyn is requesting a loan for 7,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase fertilizers such as manure. In 2011, Jocelyn joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. In the future, Jocelyn wants to make improvements on her house and raise the general living conditions of her family.
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.