Marilyn is from Poblacion 4, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 54 years old. Marilyn is married and has two adult children. Marilyn owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. Marilyn has been engaged in her business for six years and earns 4,000 PHP a month. Marilyn is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to repair her motorcycle so she can offer better service. She plans to use the additional revenue to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.