Vicenta is from Lapasan, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 40 years old. Vicenta is married and has five children.
To make a living, Vicenta makes and sells a variety of snack items in the local community. Vicenta has been in her business for three years and earns 10,000 PHP a month for these activities.
Vicenta is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP, which will be used to buy more snack foods to sell like hotdogs, hamburgers, etc. In 2011, Vicenta joined GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand her business.
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.