Hernan is from Poblacion 1, Clarin in the Philippines. He is 56 years old. Hernan is married and has two children. To make a living, Hernan owns and operates a motor transport services business. He has had this business for five years and earns 9,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2009, Hernan joined GDMPC. Hernan is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to repair his existing vehicle so he can provide better service. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his 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.