Jerry James is from Guba Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 43 years old and married with two school-aged children. To make a living, Jerry James operates a transportation service. He has been in this business for over ten years and earns PHP 10,000.00 a month.
Jerry James has been a member of GDMPC for almost a year. He is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000.00 which will be used to repair his vehicle for better service. This loan will be the fifth loan taken out by Jerry James from GDMPC. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.