Julie-Ann A. is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 31 years old, married and has five children. Julie-Ann has a transportation service business. She's had her business for 9 years and earns 6,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) per month from these activities.
In 2009, Julie-Ann joined Kiva partner GDMPC. Julie-Ann is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP, which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her 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.