Ermilo is 38 years old and married, with three children. He is from Lapasan, Clarin.
Ermilo has operated a transportation services business for five years, and he earns PHP 8,000 a month. In 2009, Ermilo joined GDMPC.
He is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 that he will use to buy vehicle spare parts and accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue 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.