Rolan is 26 years old and married with children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a retail business buying and selling to earn a living. He has been in this business for over 3 years and earns 6,000 PHP every month. He joined GDMPC this year. Rolan has requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to purchase additional products to buy and sell, including yakult and soya milk. His hopes and dreams is to have a better future and improve 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.