Jelimar is 30 years old, married, has one child, and lives in Malibacsan, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. To make a living, he owns and operates a business providing motorcycle transportation in the local community. He has been doing this for more than five years and earns 5,000 PHP monthly from this. Recently, he became a member of GDMPC micro credit and has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to acquire a helmet, a raincoat and other motorcycle accessories. He hopes to provide better living conditions to his entire family in the near 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.