Rhine Sheila is 24 years old, single and lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She earns a living by providing transportation services. She went into this line of work almost two years ago and now earns 10,000 PHP a month. To improve her business, Rhine Sheila is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP from GDMPC to buy accessories and tires. She joined GDMPC last year and her hopes are to expand her 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.