Fel is 35 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in Bayabas, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur:Philippines. Fel operates a specialized retail store, selling a variety of food products in the local community. He has been doing this for seven years and earns 11,150 PHP a month.
Fel is requesting a loan for 45,000 PHP, which he will use to purchase additional products to sell. Fel has been a member of GDMPC for three years. In the future, he hopes to see his children complete their education and to earn an increased 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.