Edwin is 35 years old and single. He lives in Baliangao, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a motor transport service, which he has been doing for over five years. Edwin earns approximately 10,500 PHP a month.
Edwin is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP, which he will use 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. Edwin joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities.
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.