Sabas is from Poblacion 3, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 59 years old and married. Sabas has managed a transportation service business for 11 years. He earns 5,000 PHP a month. In 2004, Sabas joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. He plans to use the additional revenue generated 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.