Jolan is a married man and has one child. Jolan is 28 years old and resides in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur: Philippines. Jolan is operating a fishing business venture, selling seafood products including crabs and shrimp in the local community to earn a living. He has been in this business 2 years and earns 3,000 PHP monthly.
He requested a loan of 5,000.00 to purchase fishing equipment including hooks & nets. This year, Jolan joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his business and living conditions. In the future, he hopes to improve his fishing equipment.
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.