Flacir lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. He is 36 years old and unmarried.
Flacir owns and operates a service-based business providing shoe repair services to local community members. Flacir has been engaged in his business for over 3 years and earns approximately 3,500 PHP a month.
In 2010, Flacir joined Kiva partner GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities.
Flacir is requesting a first loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional materials for the shoe repair shop. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to save as a reserve for future emergencies.
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.