Primo is 39 years old, married, with two children. He lives in Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental. To earn a living, he owns and operates a crab-vending business. He has been in his business for over five years and earns PHP 10,000 every month.
Primo joined Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) in 2010 and now he has requested a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase additional crabs to sell. In the future, he wants to make improvements to his house and to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.