Simplicio is 59 years old and separated with two children. He lives in Kahayagan East, Aurora. For the past 13 years, Simplicio has operated a food vending business. Simplicio uses his motorcycle to deliver his food and earns a monthly income of 15,000 PHP. He joined GDMPC in 2011.
Simplicio is requesting a 40,000 PHP loan to purchase raw ingredients needed to make food products to sell. He plans to use the profit from his loan 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.