Randy is married with one child. He is 27 years old and lives in Balide, Aurora. Randy is operating a retail store, selling a variety of products to local community members to earn a living. He has been doing this for three years and every month he earns 30,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 40,000 PHP to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar, coffee and rice. In 2010, Randy joined GDMPC. Randy hopes 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.