Fidel is from Dinas, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. He is 50 years old. Fidel is married and has 4 children. To make a living, Fidel owns and operates a business venture in the services sector operating a transportation service. Fidel has been in business for 5 years and earns PHP 5,000 a month from these activities. In 2008, Fidel joined GDMPC. Fidel is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 which will be used to purchase tires and other accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand 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.