Jocelyn is a 45-year-old married woman and a mother of four children. She lives in Romarate, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur. Jocelyn owns and manages a farm where she grows and sells vegetables. She joined GDMPC in 2007.
Jocelyn is requesting a 25,000 PHP loan to establish a melon crop to generate additional income. She plans to use the profit from her loan to gain more income.
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.