John Rey is 30 years old, married and lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a motorcycle transportation business which serves people in the local community. He has been in his business for more than five years and earns 17,000 PHP every month. He joined GDMPC in 2010, and is requesting a loan for 20,000 PHP to repair his vehicle so that he can provide better service. His goal for the future is to expand his 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.