Wilfredo is 38 years old, is married, and has two children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a coconut production business in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over three years and earns 10,000PHP every month. He has been a member of GDMCP since the year 2010, and now he has requested a loan of 13,500PHP to purchase chemicals, such as manure. His hope is to have a better future.
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.