Jesselyn is 40 years old and married with 4 children. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a pig raising business. She sells the pigs to earn a living. She has been in this business for over 5 years and earns 4,000PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC in 2009. Now she has requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase feed for the pigs. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her house and 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.