Rosalina is 59 years old and widowed with three children. She lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. She owns and operates a business venture, selling a variety of vegetables to earn a living, and she's been six years in this business.
Each month, she earns 6,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional vegetables to sell. In 2009, Rosalina joined GDMPC. Positively, she simply hopes for the business to improve.
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.