A loan of $125 helped to repair existing vehicle for better service.

Madelin's story

Madelin S., from the city of Barangay 6 Tangub City, is 48 years old, married and has five grown children. To make a living, Madelin owns and operates a motor transport service. Engaged in her business for over 10 years, she earns approximately 2000 PHP a month.

In 2010, Madelin joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Now requesting her first loan for 5000 PHP to repair her existing vehicle for better service, she plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her 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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