Merry Mhae is from Panduma, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is 25 years old and single. To make a living, Merry Mhae owns and operates a bicycle transport service. Merry Mhae has been engaged in her business for 2 years and earns PHP 6,000 a month for these activities. Merry Mhae is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000, which will be used to purchase spare parts and accessories for her bicycle. In 2011, Merry Mhae 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.