Cheryhil is from Garang, Tangub City. He is 35 years old, married and has four children.
To make a living, Cheryhil raises fish to sell. He had been in business for 10 years and earns 5,000 PHP a month.
In 2011, Cheryhil joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities.
Cheryhil is requesting a loan of 12,000 PHP to purchase additional fish to sell. 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.