Susan is a widow and the mother of six children. She is 52 years old and lives in the village of Kinuman Sur in Ozamis City. Susan owns and operates a motorcycle transport business. She established the motorcycle transport business as a way of generating extra income of 3,600 PHP per month. She has been engaged in this type of service for 8 years. Susan requested a loan of 6,500 PHP from GDMPC. She intends to use the money from the loan to purchase motorcycle spare parts and accessories. Susan has been a good member of GDMPC since 2011. In the future, Susan wants to purchase more motorcycles to use in her business.
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.