Victoria is 38 years old, married and has 3 children. She lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. To make a living, Victoria operates a family member's motor transport service business. She has been doing this for over 5 years and earns 8,000 PHP every month. She joined GDMPC in 2008, and she has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to repair a vehicle to provide better service. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her 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.