Cesar is 54 years old, and married with 7 children. He lives in Clarin, Misamis Occidental.
Cesar owns and operates a banana production business in the local community to earn a living. He has been in this business for over 10 years and earns 5,000PHP every month. Cesar joined GDMPC in 2008, and now he has requested a loan of 10,000PHP to purchase fertilizer such as manure.
Cesar's plan in the future is to 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.