Erlinda, who is separated, is 41 years old and lives in Carmen Annex, Osamiz City. She owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. She established the motorcycle transport business as a way of generating extra income of about 5,600 PHP per month. She has been engaged in this type of service for 2 years.
Erlinda became a member of GDMPC just recently. She requested a loan of 15,000 PHP, and intends to use the money from the loan to purchase motorcycle spare parts and accessories. In the future, Erlinda wants to purchase more motorcycles to use in 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.