Jose is married with two children. Jose is twenty-five years old and lives in the Philippines.
Jose provides electronic repair services to local community members to earn a living. He has been doing this for four years and every month he earns PHP 8,000 from this work. He has requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase materials and tools so he can expand the services he provides.
Jose became a member of GDMPC this year. In the future, Jose hopes to pay for his children to finish their studies and to double the income he gets from his business.
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.