Julie is 32 years old and married with two children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a vulcanizing shop in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over three years and earns 9,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) every month.
Julie joined GDMPC in 2010. He has requested a loan of 11,000 PHP to purchase additional materials for his vulcanizing shop. His hopes and dreams are to have a better future and improve 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.