Jerry is 48 years old and married. He was three children and lives in Sebasi Clarin, Philippines. Jerry manages and cultivates a corn farm as his main source of income. Jerry earns PHP 5,000 every month with this work. He has requested a loan of PHP 6,000 to buy fertilizers, such as manure. Jerry has been a member of GDMPC since 2008. His future plan is to see his children finish their studies.
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.