Dionesia is 62 years old, married, and lives in Malaubang, Ozamis City. She has two children.
She earns a living through a food vending business. She has been doing this business for 11 years and earns 5,000 PHP a month. Dionesia has applied for a loan of 6,500 PHP from GDMPC to buy more snack foods to sell. She been a member of GDMPC since 2008. Dionesia hopes 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.