Merluville is 25 years old and married with 2 children. She is from Poblacion 2, Clarin, Misamis Occidental in the Philippines.
Merluville operates a family member's business venture providing transportation services to local community members, and she's been in this business for 6 months. She earns 5,000PHP a month from this work.
Merluville joined GDMPC in 2009 to obtain financial services to improve her living situation. Merluville is requesting a loan of 10,000PHP to repair a transport vehicle used in her family's business. This will be the second loan taken out by Merluville from GDMPC. She plans to have her own house and lot someday.
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.