Trinidad is from Mialem, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 31 years old, married and has 3 children. To make a living, Trinidad owns and operates a transportation services business. She's been engaged in her business for 12 years and earns 2,000 PHP a month. In 2005, Trinidad joined GDMPC. She is requesting a loan of 3,500 PHP, which she will use to purchase tires and other accessories. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand it.
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.