Juvelyn is a 54-year-old living in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. To earn a living, Juvelyn owns and manages a sari sari store selling goods locally. She has been in this business for 3 years.In 2009, she became a member of GDMPC micro credit and has recently borrowed 20,000 PHP to purchase bottled products, canned goods and milk for sale. She dreams to expand her business to improve the quality of living 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.