Rosevilla is from Gango, Ozamis City. She is 40 years old, married and has four children. To make a living, Rosevilla plants, harvests and sells bananas. Rosevilla has been engaged in her business for four years and earns 6000 PHP a month.
In 2009, Rosevilla joined GDMPC. Rosevilla is requesting a loan of 13000 PHP, which will be used to pay for the labor costs of farm maintenance. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve 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.