Joy is single. Joy is forty-five years old, and resides in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur, Philippines. To earn a living Joy owns and operates a music bar. He has been in this business for five years and earns PHP 10,500 from it.
Joy has requested a loan of PHP 50,000 to purchase more drinks and food. In 2011, Joy joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his business and living situation. In the future, Joy wants to make improvements to his house and to improve his general living conditions.
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.