A loan of $350 helped to purchase fertilizers such as manure.

Solomon's story

Solomon S. is from the village of Kinangay Sur, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 33 years old. Solomon is married and has one infant-aged child. To make a living, he plants and harvests bananas to sell. Solomon has been engaged in his business for over three years and earns approximately $93 a month for these activities.

In 2004, Solomon joined GDMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. He has successfully repaid a previous loan of 8,000 PHP from GDMPC.

Solomon is requesting a new loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. This will be his 11th loan from GDMPC. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of his family.

About GDMPC:

GDMPC is one of the most progressive cooperatives in Mindanao, Philippines. It has four branches and three unit offices covering the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Lanao del Norte and Misamis Occidental. Its membership is composed mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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