Joel is 62 years old, married, and has one child. He lives in Calamba, Misamamis Occidental. To earn a living, Joel operates a motorcycle transport services in the local community, which he has been doing for over two years. Joel earns 15,000 PHP every month.
Joel is requesting a loan from GDMPC, which he joined in 2011, for 20,000 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 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.