Rainer is married and has two children. He is 37 years old and lives in Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. Rainer owns and manages a sari-sari store to earn a living. He has had this business for 15 years. Each month he earns PHP 9,000 doing this work.
He has requested a loan of PHP 12,000 to purchase new items to sell, such as candies, milo, shampoo, soaps and canned goods. Rainer has been a member of GDMPC since 2009. Rainer hopes to expand his sari-sari store in the future, to sustain his family's daily needs and for the education of his children.
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.