Eric is a 26-year-old married man living in Libertad, Sapang Dalaga. To earn an income he sells bananas, which he has done for five years. He usually gets 5,000 per month. With the help of GDMPC microcredit, Eric is able to buy more bananas to sell. He joined GDMPC just this year. Someday, he hopes to grow 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.