Melba, 37, is a married entrepreneur from Carmen Annex, Ozamis City. She has one child and earns a living from her transport service business. She has been in this business for almost three years now, and she earns 5,400 PHP a month.
Melba joined GDMPC in 2011, and she is borrowing 15,000 PHP to improve her business by purchasing cab accessories and tires. Before long, she’s plans to buy another tricycle.
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.