Silverio is from Balintawak, Aurora. He is 43 years old, is married and has 7 kids. Silverio owns and operates a business, planting and harvesting coconuts to sell. He has been engaged in his business for 5 years and earns 12,000 a month.
In 2011, Silverio joined GDMPC. Silverio is requesting a loan of 30,000 PHP, which will be used to pay for farm maintenance. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.