Louie is from Gango, Ozamiz City. He is 32 years old, married and has two children. Louie owns and operates a transportation business. He has been engaged in his business for four years and earns 5,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) a month.
In 2010, Louie joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of 24,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve the general living conditions of his 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.