Janit is 27 years old and has one child with her live-in partner. She lives in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur.
Janit owns and operates a pedicab transport business in the local community to earn a living. She has been in her business for over three years and earns 2,000 PHP every month.
She joined GDMPC in 2011, and now she has requested a loan of 4,000 PHP to purchase new tires for better services. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her 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.