Eddie is 45 years old, married with one child and lives in Calube, SND. He owns and manages a farm, growing and harvesting corn for sale. He borrowed 20,000 PHP from GDMPC to help him buy fertilizer such as manure. He plans to cultivate the farm properly in order to gain more income in return.
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.