Janeth D. is from the village of Taraka, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 23 years old. Janeth is single and has one infant child.
To make a living, Janeth owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. Janeth is just starting this business.
In 2011, Janeth joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. Janeth is requesting a loan of 25,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase tires and other accessories. This will be the first loan taken out by Janeth from GDMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand her business.
GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three unit offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.
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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.