Alex is 28 years old and married with two children. He lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. He owns and operates a fish vending business in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over five years and earn 8,000 PHP every month. He has been with GDMPC since 2010. And now he he has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to sell. He hopes and dreams to have a better future and improve his living situation.
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.