Arlyn is married with 2 children. She is 39 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is operating a service-based business, providing transportation services to local community members to earn a living. She's been doing this for 4 years, and earns PHP 5,000 each month. She has requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. In 2011, Arlyn joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and standard of living. In the future, she hopes to improve the general living conditions of her 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.