Allan is a 30-year-old married entrepreneur in Punta, Pana-on.
He has run a transport service business for almost three years now, and he earns 6,000 PHP a month. To improve business, he is borrowing 24,500 PHP from GDMPC microcredit, which he just joined in 2012, to obtain accessories and tires.
He is hopeful of the possibility of expanding his business before long.
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.