Garry Lou is 43 years old. His is married with 4 children. He has owned a motorcycle transport business for 5 years and gets an income of 5,000 PHP a month. He joined GDMPC in 2010. He wants a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase tyres and spare parts for motorcycle maintenance. He plans to purchase a new four-wheel vehicle to improve/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.