Bebian is from Poblacion 1, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 54 years old. Bebian is married and has two children. To make a living, Bebian sells fish in the local community. She has been in fish vending for five years and earns 10,000 PHP a month. In 2011, Bebian joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of 20,500 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional fish to sell. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.