Juvy is from Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental. She is 32 years old. Juvy is married and has three children.
To make a living, Juvy runs a general store, selling a variety of food and home products used in the local community. Juvy has been in her business for three years and earns 4,000 PHP a month for these activities.
Juvy is requesting a loan of 13,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase new items to expand her product offering. In 2010, Juvy joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand her business.
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.