Rogelio is a married farmer of Taguitic, Kapatagan Lanao del Norte. He operates his garden and rice field to earn a living. In 2008, he joined GDMPC and is now requesting a new loan of 15,000 PHP to purchase fertilizer for his farm. He hopes to gain more harvest for better living conditions for the entire 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.