Juanito is 43 years old and has two children. He is a resident of Balintawak, Aurora. He is a farmer, which he has been doing for 21 years. He raises corn and earns 7,000 PHP a month.
In 2011, Juanito joined GDMPC. He is requesting a loan for 12,000 PHP, which he will uses to purchase fertilizers. In the future, Juanito wants to expand 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.