Roy is single, 32 years old, and residing in Clarin, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
To earn a living, Roy is operating a service-based business, providing transportation services to local community members. He has been in this business for five years. Each month he earns PHP 10,000 doing this type of business.
He requested a loan of PHP 30,000 to purchase additional vehicle spare parts and accessories. In 2008, Roy joined Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) to gain access to financial services, to help improve his living situation and his ability to engage in business activities.
In the future, Roy wants to save money as a reserve for future emergencies.
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.