Michelle is married and a mother of one dependent. She is 30 years old and lives in Poblacion, Pana-on. Michelle owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. She established the motorcycle transport business as a way of generating extra income of about 6,600 PHP per month. She has been engaged in this type of service for 2 years.
She requested a loan of 20,000 PHP from GDMPC. She intends to use the money from the loan to purchase motorcycle spare parts and accessories. She is a new member of GDMPC. In the future, Michelle 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.