Rolly, married, is 26 years old and lives in the Philippines. He operates a service-based business, providing transportation services to local community members to earn a living. He has been doing this for three years and every month he earns 7,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase vehicle spare parts and accessories. Rolly is a new member of GDMPC. In the future, he hopes to gain double the income from 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.