Jay is from Poblacion, Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur. He is 39 years old, is married and has 2 children. To make a living, Jay owns & operates a motorcycle transport business. Jay has been engaged in his business for 6 years and earns 4,000 PHP a month for these activities. In 2008, Jay joined GDMPC. Jay is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase tires and other accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family and pay the school tuition for his children.
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.