Marlon is married with three children and lives in Bitibut, Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental. His wife is a teacher and he operates a service-based business providing motor transportation in the community. He borrowed a loan of 10,000.00 PHP from GDMPC micro credit in order to cover the costs of motor repair and maintenance. He plans to acquire another motorcycle to be used for business expansion.
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.