Conception is 55 years old and married with three children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a tailoring shop in the local community to earn a living. He has been in this business for over eight years and earns 9,000 PHP every month.
Conception joined GDMPC in 2011, and now he has requested a loan of 11,000 PHP to purchase additional materials for tailoring. 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.