Joeniel is 24 years old and is a married entrepreneur of San Roque, Panaon. He has 2 children and earns a living from his transport service business. He began this business almost 3 years ago and he earns 4,000 PHP a month. To improve his business, he has asked to borrow 8,000 PHP from GDMPC Micro Credit which he joined in 2011. The loan is to obtain accessories and tires. He’s hopeful of the possibility of expanding his 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.