A loan of $350 helped to repair his vehicle for better service.

Ronaldo's story

Ronaldo P. is from the village of Doña Consuelo Ozamiz City. He is 43 years old and married with six school-aged children. To make a living, Ronaldo operates a tricycle transport "motorcab" services. Ronaldo has been engaged in his business for over two years and earns approximately 10000 PHP a month.

In 2010, Ronaldo joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. He is requesting a loan of 15000 PHP to repair his vehicle for better service. This will be the first loan taken out by Ronaldo from GDMPC. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.

About GDMPC: GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three units offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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