Rhine Sheila is 23 years old, single and lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She earns a living by providing transportation services. She went into this line of work almost two years ago and now earns PHP 5,200 a month. To improve her business, Rhine Sheila is requesting a loan for PHP 10,000 from GDMPC to buy accessories and tires. She joined GDMPC earlier this year and hopes to expand 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.