Herminio is married with three children. He is 52 years old and lives in Gango, Ozamis City. Herminio operates a service-based business, providing transportation to local community members. He has been doing this for six years; every month he earns 3,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 5,500 PHP to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. Herminio been a member of GDMPC since 2010. In the future, Herminio hopes to improve and expand 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.