Roselyn is from Malaubang, Ozamiz City. She is 30 years old, married, and has 3 children. Roselyn buys and sells snack foods for a living and has been in business for 8 years. She earns 7,000 PHP a month from this activity. In 2008, Roselyn joined GDMPC. Roselyn is requesting a loan of 11,500 PHP which will be used to purchase additional snack food items like puto (rice cakes) to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay the tuition fees of her children and to cover daily expenses.
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.