Sherwin John is 29 years old and single. He lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a motorcycle transport business to earn a living. He has been in his business for over four years and earns 9,000 PHP every month. And now he has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase spare parts and tires. He joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his business and living situation. In the future, he wants to make improvements on 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.