Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC) is a primary cooperative located at Sorosoro Ibaba, a peaceful barangay docked in the eastern part of fast-developing City of Batangas. At present, the cooperative has enlisted more than 7,852 regular and 9,583 associate members, most of them are residents of Sorosoro Area - a village composed of 4 barangays - Sorosoro Ibaba, Sorosoro Ilaya, Sorosoro Karsada and Tinga Itaas. Other members flock from 105 barangays of the City and other provinces in the region such as Panay Island, Mindoro, Quezon, Laguna, Rizal, Bicol, Nueva Ecija and Tarlac.
Since its birth in 1969, the co-op operation has been fruitful as manifested by growing membership and affiliations, strong linkages, increasing assets and income, expanding businesses, optimum services, effective workforce and others. In more than 44 years, the organization has proven to be a prime mover of development in the community by providing its constituents humble yet means of livelihood.
The business activities of the cooperative are feed milling, contract-growing, savings and loans, member-savings, coopmart operation, meat stalls, hog selling pen, artificial insemination center, rentals, piggery farm, cable television, ricemilling, meatshop, gas station, communal farm, water refilling station and organic farming.
The services rendered by the organization include free medical check-up, SIDC-Care (hospitalization benefit), scholarship grants to members and employees, mortuary aid, barangay development funds, trainings and seminars, system for pollution control, official publication(SIDCIKAT)and job opportunities among others.