Cerilo is a 52 years old and married with 2 children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. Cerilo owns and operates farmland, planting and harvesting bananas that he sells to earn a living. He's been with his business over four years and he earns 8,000 PHP each month. He joined GDMPC in 2009 and now he is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand his business.
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.