Dismar is from Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. He is 48 years old. Dismar is married and has two children. To make a living, Dismar operates a family member's business providing motor transport services. Dismar has been engaged in this business for 12 years and earns 7,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2011, Dismar joined GDMPC. Dismar is requesting a new loan of 10,000 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.
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.