Maricel is 33 years old and married with one child. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a motorcycle transport business to earn a living. She has been in this business for more than four years and earns 8,000 PHP every month.
Maricel joined GDMPC in the year 2010. She has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and tires. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve the living conditions of her 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.