Carmelito is 32 years old, married, and has three children. He is from Tonggo, Tudela.
His main source of income comes from his gardening business. He and been three years in gardening, earning an amount of 3,200 PHP a month.
This year, Carmelito joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. 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.