Aileen is 29 years old and lives in Cagay-anon, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. She is married and a mother of two school-age dependents.
Aileen owns and operates a motorcycle taxi service to earn a living. She has been engaged in this type of business for three years. She earns approximately PHP 3,000 each month in this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 50,000 at GDMPC to purchase a brand new motorcycle to be used in her service.
Aileen has been a member of GDMPC for two years. In the future, Aileen hopes to purchase more motorcycles.
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.