Leoncio is 56 years old and married with two children. He is from Unidos, Plaridel.
To make a living, Leoncio owns and operates a specialized retail store. He has been engaged in his business for six years and earns PHP 5,000 a month.
Leoncio joined GDMPC in 2010. He is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (malted milk), shampoo, soaps, etc. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from his business to supplement his family's income.
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.