Marilou is from Sta. Cruz, Ozamis City. She is 54 years old. Marilou is married and has three children. To make a living, Marilou runs a transportation service business. Marilou has been in her business for 12 years and earns 5,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month.
In 2011, Marilou joined GDMPC. Marilou is requesting a loan of 6,500 PHP which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in her business. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.