Rolando is from Aguada, Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental. He is 43 years old. He is married and has 2 children.
Rolando raises rice. During harvests, he will produce rice then sell it. He has been in his business for 7 years and earns PHP 25,000 a month from these activities. In 2011, Rolando joined GDMPC.
Rolando is requesting a loan of PHP 35,000, which will be used to purchase fertilizers and seedlings for the next crop. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business for house renovation.
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.