Francisco lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 56 years old. Francisco is married and has four children.
To make a living, Francisco owns and operates a motorcycle transport service. Francisco has been engaged in his business for over four years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month.
In 2009, Francisco joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his business and living situation. Francisco is requesting a new loan of 8,000 PHP, which will be used to repair an existing vehicle for better service. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his 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.