A loan of $475 helped to repair an existing vehicle for better service.

Eusmel's story

Eusmel C. is from the village of Cabol Anonan Tudela. She is 50 years old. Eusmel is married and has 3 adult children. To make a living, Eusmel owns & operates a motor transportation service. Eusmel has been engaged in her business for over 3 years and earns approximately 10000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2008, Eusmel joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Eusmel has successfully repaid a previous loan from GDMPC. Eusmel is requesting a new loan of 20000 PHP which will be used to repair an existing vehicle for better service. This will be the fifth loan taken out by Eusmel from GDMPC. 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 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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