Rufino is married and has 5 children. He is 46 years old and resides at Sinusa, Ozamis City. Rufino owns and operates a business venture planting and harvesting bananas for sale to earn a living and has been 10 years in this business.
Each month he earns 5,000 PHP doing this type of business. He requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase fertilizers such as manure. Rufino has been a member of GDMPC since 2011. In the future, Rufino wants to make improvements to his house and see his children finish their studies.
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.