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


Sheday's story

Sheday G., from the city of Labuyo Tangub City, is 31 years old, married, and has two school-aged children. To make a living, Sheday owns and operates a business venture providing motor transport services. Engaged in her business for over five years, she earns approximately 3000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Sheday joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Having repaid her previous loan of 10000 PHP from GDMPC, she is now requesting her third loan for 15000 PHP to repair an existing vehicle for better service. Sheday 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 seven branches 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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