Erla is married and has 2 children. She is 42 years old and lives in the Philippines. Erla operates a service-based business, providing transportation services to local community members to earn a living. She's been doing this for 2 years and every month she earns PHP 2,000 from this work. She has requested a loan of PHP 3,500 to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. In 2010, Erla joined GDMPC. In the future, Erla hopes to improve the general living conditions of her family.
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.