Rodrigo is a widow. He is 55 years old and lives in Poblacion, Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental. Rodrigo is operating a general store, selling a variety of products to local community members to earn a living. He has been doing this for 10 years and every month he earns 15,000 PHP from this work. He has requested a loan of 25,000 PHP to purchase additional products like canned goods, noodles, sugar and coffee.
In 2010, Rodrigo joined GDMPC. Rodrigo hopes to improve the general living conditions of his family.
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.