Marjul is 23 years old and a single mother of 1 child. She lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a pedicab transport business in the local community to earn a living. She has been operating her business for over 5 years and earns 10,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC this year, and now she has requested a loan of 13,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and tires. Her hopes and dreams are to have a better life and improve 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.