Mitchel is 31 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a transportation service business in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over three years and earns 8,000 PHP every month.
Mitchel joined GDMPC in the year 2010, and now he has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and new tires. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from his business for house renovation.
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.