Jenry is 33 years old and married with 2 children. He lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He owns and manages a cellphone accessories business in his local community to earn a living. He has operated his business for over 4 years and earns 30,000 PHP every month. Now, he has requested a loan of 35,000 PHP to purchase additional products like cellphones and accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve and expand his business.
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.