Jacinta, 52 years old, is married and has three children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental.
For the past ten years, Jacinta has owned and operated a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living. She earns a monthly income of PHP 8,500 from the business.
Jacinta has requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (malted milk), shampoo, soaps, etc.
Jacinta has been a member of GDMPC since 2008. In the future, she wants to improve her family's general living conditions.
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.