Ronel is a 17-year-old student of Philippine Technological & Marine Sciences (PTMS) studying an automotive course. His parents are already separated but it never made him stop his dream. Despite it, he continues to carry on his studies. He joined Gata Daku MPC and took advantage of a 10,000 PHP loan to pay the school tuition fees in his first semester automotive course. He is thankful to GDMPC that it helps him to pursue his ambition. He wants to be successful and able to improve their living situation.
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.