Raymundo is married and lives in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur with his family. He owns and operates a farm, planting and harvesting corn for sale.
Raymundo has been a member of GDMPC since 2007 and recently, he borrowed a loan of 40,000 PHP to buy fertilizer and cover the costs of land preparation. He hopes to generate more harvest and use the profit for his house renovation.
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.