Dionesio is from San Roque, Ozamis City. He is 52 years old. He is a widower and has 5 children. To make a living, Dionesio owns & operates a business making & selling snack foods like puto (steamed rice muffins). Rodulfo has been in business for 3 years and earns about 7,000 PHP a month for these activities.
This year, Dionesio joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make his products for sale. 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.