Jovelyn is married with one child. She lives in Tabo-o, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. Jovelyn is operating a food vending business to make a living and has had this business for three years. Each month she earns PHP 6,500 doing this type of work. She has requested a loan of PHP 30,000 to purchase more snack foods to sell. Jovelyn has been a member of GDMPC for one year. In the future, with her income receipts, she will be able to pay for her family's needs.
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.