Vierlito's main source of income comes from his hog raising business. He is 43 years old and single. He is from Unidos, Plaridel and been in the hog raising business for 2 years, earning 10,000 PHP a month. Recently, Vierlito joined GDMPC. Vierlito is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP, which he will use to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. 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.