Roel is married with 3 children and he is 27 years old, residing at Canibungan Daku, Clarin, Philippines.
Roel has cultivated coconuts for 5 years and earns an income of PHP10,000 monthly.
He requested a loan of PHP11,700 to purchase additional seeds, seedlings and young crops to raise. In 2011, Roel joined GDMPC. In the future, Roel wants to save as a reserve for future emergencies and to purchase additional farmland.
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.