Modesto is 52 years old and married with two children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a motorcycle repair shop in the local community to earn a living. He has been in this business for over 13 years and earns 9,000 PHP every month.
Modesto has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase additional materials for his shop. In the future, he wants to improve his house and 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.