Anastacio Jr. is farmer who lives in Tungawan, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur. He is married and has two children.
Farming has been his main source of income for ten years by planting and harvesting corn, bananas and coconuts.
In 2012, he joined Gata Daku MPC to micro finance services. He seeks a loan to cover the cost of land preparation for crop production.
Anastacio Jr. hopes to grow an abundant harvest in order to earn more income to improve the living situation of the 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.