Luisito is from Sto. Niño, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. He is 35 years old. Luisito is married and has one child. To make a living, Luisito owns and operates a bicycle transport service. Luisito has been engaged in his business for 5 years and earns PHP 4,000 per month for these activities. Luisito is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000, which will be used to purchase spare parts and accessories for his bicycle. In 2011, Luisito joined GDMPC. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand his 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.