Jessie is married with two children. He is managing his own farm of rice to earn a living. He has been doing this for twenty years, earning good enough for their living. He borrowed a loan from GDMPC micro credit to purchase fertilizer to improve his farm. He is hoping to gain more profit and be able to use it for the future education of his children.
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.