Cherilyn is a dealer of herbal products that are highly nutritious and health-giving supplements. She is 39 years of age and married with two children. She lives in Carangan, Ozamis City. For additional income for the family, Cherilyn has been selling food supplements for five years, with a monthly income of PHP 10,000. Cherilyn decided to continue this business because it is in economic demand. She has requested a loan of PHP 25,000 from GDMPC to purchase natural food supplements to sell.
Cherilyn is a new member of GDMPC. In the future, Cherilyn hopes to have a food supplement shop in the city and continue her business worldwide.
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.