Jocelyn is married and has 2 children. She is 50 and lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur: Philippines. Jocelyn raises fish and crabs for sale to earn a living. She's had 8 years in this business. Each month, she earns 7,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) doing this type of business. She has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to raise. In 2011, Jocelyn became a member of GDMPC. In the future, Jocelyn wants to build a house and to help her children complete their education.
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.