Aida, 43 years old, is a married entrepreneur from Alegria, Aurora with four children. She earns an income from her transport service business. She started it almost two years ago and she earns 10,000 PHP a month. To improve her business, she is borrowing 35,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit, which she just joined in 2011 to obtain accessories and tires. Before long, she’s hopeful of the possibility of expanding her 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.