Joselita is 41 years old and single. She lives in Oroquieta City. She earns a living by selling ice cream. She has been doing this business for 10 years and earns 10,045 Philippine pesos a month from this work. Joselita has applied for a loan of 25,000 PHP from GDMPC to buy an additional ice cream cart. She has been a member of GDMPC since 2011. She hopes to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.