Rafaelito lives in Panaon, Misamis Occidental. He sells appliances, which he has been doing for five years. He earns an income of 4,000 PHP a month.
Rafaelito is requesting a loan for 5,000 PHP from GDMPC, which he will use to purchase new items to expand his product offering. He joined GDMPC in 2011. In the future, he hopes to improve his business.
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.