Rodrigo is from Mayor's Village, Clarin. He is 59 years old, separated, and has six children.
To make a living, Rodrigo owns and operates a business operating tricycle transport services. Rodrigo has engaged in his business for over eight years and earns PHP 7,500 per month from these activities.
In 2008, Rodrigo joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000 that will be used to repair his existing vehicle to provide a better service. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve his family's 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.