Rodulfo is 42 years old and married with four children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a business selling food products in the local community; he earns 15,000 PHP each month.
Rodulfo joined GDMPC in 2010, and he is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase additional beverages and meats, such as pork, chicken, and beef, for sale. 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.