Fidel is 51 years old; he is married with four children. He lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental.
Fidel owns and operates a motorcycle transport service in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over five years, and earns 15,000 PHP every month.
He joined GDMPC in 2010, and now he has requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and tires. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.