Ronie is from Mialen, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 33 years old. Ronie is married and has four children. To make a living, Ronie owns and operates a rice production business. Ronie has been engaged in his business for three years and earns 9,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2010, Ronie joined GDMPC. Ronie is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizer such as manure. 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.