Edgar Sr. is married and has three children. He lives in Gata Daku, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a service-based business providing transportation services in the community. He has been doing this for a year and has recently requested a loan from GDMPC micro credit to repair an existing motor. He plans to purchase another unit of motor for expansion of the 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.