Rolando is single, 21 years old, and resides at Bayabas, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines.
Rolando is operating a business selling snacks and other delicacies in the local community to earn a living. He has been in this business for two years. Each month, he earns PHP 5,600 doing this type of business.
He requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase additional snack items to sell. Rolando has been a member of GDMPC for a year. In the future, Rolando wants to save as a reserve for future emergencies.
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.