Clifford, 44 years old and single, lives with his child in Bitibut, Sapang Dalaga where he has been operating a motorcycle transport service business for almost five years now, earning PHP 6,000 a month. To improve his enterprise, Clifford is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 from GDMPC, which he recently joined, to obtain accessories and tires. Before long, he hopes to 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.