Ivy is from San Juan, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. She is 33 years old. Ivy is married and has six children. To make a living, Ivy has a transportation service business. Ivy been engaged in her business for 14 years and earns 4,000 a month from these activities. In 2008, Ivy joined GDMPC. Ivy is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.