Elmer is 50 years old and married with 2 children. He lives in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a concrete products business in the local community to earn a living and earns 20,000 PHP every month. He has been with his business for over 10 years.
He joined GDMPC last year to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and his ability to engage in business activities. 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.