Allan is 45 years old and married with five children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and manages a motorcycle transport business to earn a living. He has been in this business for more than six years and earns 25,000 PHP every month.
Allan joined GDMPC in the year 2007. He has now requested a loan of 31,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and pay the registration fee on his motorcycle. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.