Jurilyn is a wife of a government employee, and they live in Zamboanga del Sur with their two children. To make a living, she manages her piggery, raising pigs for sale as an aid to her husband's income.
She joined Gata Daku MPC and borrowed a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase feeds and additional piglets. She plans to use her profit to expand her piggery to gain more income in the near future.
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.