Elsie is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 57 years old. Elsie is married and has 3 children. To make a living, Elsie manages a transportation service business. She's been engaged in this business for 8 years and earns 3,000 a month for these activities. Elsie is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. In 2008, Elsie joined GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and 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.