Elwin, 31, is a single entrepreneur from Aurora, Zamboaga del Sur. He makes a living by operating a transportation business, which he started 2 years ago. He now earns 6,000 PHP a month. To improve his business, Elwin is borrowing 20,000 PHP from GDMPC micro credit to obtain accessories and tires. He joined GDMPC in 2010, and hopes to expand his business before long.
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.