Wenceslao is from Panay Daku, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. He is 62 years old. Wenceslao is married and has 7 children. To make a living, Wenceslao plants, harvests, and sells vegetables, mostly eggplant. Wenceslao has been engaged in his business for 12 years and gets 15,000 PHP a month for these activities. In 2005, Wenceslao joined GDMPC.
Wenceslao is requesting a loan of 31,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase fertilizer to boost production. 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.