Felix is 57 years old and married with 3 children. He lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates a copra production business to earn a living. He has been in his business for more than 8 years and earns 8,000 PHP every month. He has been a member of GDMPC since 2011, and now he has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to purchase materials for copra production. His future plan 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.