A loan of $175 helped to purchase additional products to sell.

Adelyn's story

Adelyn L. is from the city of Carmen Annex, Ozamiz City. She is 48 years old, is married, and has nine school-aged children.

Adelyn owns and operates a "sari-sari" retail store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for over six years and earns approximately 7,000 PHP a month.

In 2007, Adelyn joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a new loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her second from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.

About GDMPC:
GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three unit offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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