Rosabilita is 49 years old, married, and has children. She lives in Kinuman Norte, Ozamis City. She runs a charcoal making business, which she has been doing for five years. She earns about 3,500 PHP a month.
Rosabilita is requesting a loan for 10,000 PHP, which she will use to pay the labor cost in charcoal making. She joined GDMPC in 2011. Rosabilita hopes to improve her business in the future.
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.