Eloisa is a 43-year-old married entrepreneur with four children from Sebac, Tudela. She has operated a transport service business for almost four years now and earns 5,000 PHP a month. To improve her business, she is borrowing 6,500 PHP from GDMPC microcredit, which she just joined recently to buy accessories and tires. Before long, she 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.