Vivian is from Matugas Alto, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 51 years old, married, and has 6 children. To make a living, Vivian has been operating a transport service for 5 years and earning PHP 5,000 a month.
In 2008, Vivian joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. Vivian plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.