Conrado, married with 3 kids, is 46 years old and lives in the Philippines. To earn a living, Conrado is operating a service-based business providing transportation services to local community members. He has been doing this for 3 years and every month he earns 10,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to repair his existing vehicle for better service. Conrado has been a member of GDMPC since 2011. In the future, Conrado hopes to gain double income 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.