Carlos is a married man and has 5 children. Carlos is 58 years old, residing at San Vicente, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines.
Carlos owns and operates farm land, planting and harvesting rice for sale to earn a living. He has been 4 years in this business. Each month, he earns 40,000 PHP doing this type of work.
Carlos requested a loan of 50,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. He has been a member of GDMPC for almost a year. In the future, Carlos wants to make improvements to his house and to expand 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.