Chito is 35 years old and married with 5 children. He lives in Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental. He owns and operates an agriculture business which is selling crabs in the local community to earn a living. He has been in his business for over 5 years and earns 20,000 PHP every month.
He joined GDMPC in the year 2011 and now he has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase additional crabs to sell. 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.