Aladin is 39 years old, married, with two children. He lives in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur.
To earn a living, he owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. He has been in his business for over three years and he earns PHP 10,000 every month.
Aladin joined Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) this year to gain access to financial services, to help improve his business and living situation. And now he has requested a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase spare parts and tires.
In the future, Aladin wants to make improvements to his house and 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.