Anita V. is from the village of Guba Clarin Misamis Occidental. She is 57 years old. Anita is widowed and has 4 adult children. To make a living, Anita owns & operates a transportation services business. The main source of income for the business comes primarily from operating motor transport services. Anita has been engaged in her business for over 1 year and earns approximately 10000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2009, Anita joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to have the ability to engage in business activities. Anita has successfully repaid a previous loan of 15000 PHP from GDMPC. Anita is requesting a new loan of 15000 PHP, which will be used to repair existing vehicle for better service. This will be the third loan taken out by Anita from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of the borrower's family.
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, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.
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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.