Manny's main source of income comes from his corn-raising business. He is 22 years old, single. He is from Tugas, Tangub City and been 6 years in farming, earning an amount of 5,000 PHP a month.
In 2011, Manny joined GDMPC. Manny is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizer. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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.