Juanito is from Gango, Ozamiz City. He is 40 years old. Juanito is married and has one child. To make a living, Juanito makes and sells snack foods. He has been in this business for three years and earns 15,000 PHP a month.
In 2011, Juanito joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of 14,000 PHP, which will be used to buy meats, hot dogs and other snack items to sell. 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.