Leopolda is from Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 48 years old. Leopolda is married and has one child. She owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. She has been engaged in her business for six years and earns 10,000 PHP a month. She requests a loan of 14,000 PHP, which will be used to repair her motorcycle so she can offer better service. She plans to use the additional revenue to improve her family's general living conditions.
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.