Alter, 47 years old, is married and has two children. He lives in Calabayan, Ozamiz City. Alter provides motor transport services in his village, earning a monthly income of 8,000 PHP. Alter has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. Alter became a member of GDMPC in 2011. His plan for his and his family's future is to acquire another vehicle for transportation.
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.