Elsa is 44 years old, married, and has six children. She lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She owns and operates a transportation service to earn a living. She has been in her business for over five years and earns 5,000 PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC to gain access to financing for her transportation service. And now she has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP. She will use it to purchase spare parts and tires. Her hope and dream is to have a better future.
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.