Dexter, 34 years old, is a married entrepreneur of Lapasan, Clarin with two children. He earns a living from his transport service business. He started it nine years ago and earns 5,000 PHP a month. To improve his business, he is borrowing 10,000 PHP from GDMPC micro-credit which he joined to obtain accessories and tires. He is hopeful of expanding his business before long.
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.