Having a mark-up of 20% per item sold is an additional income for her family. In this way, she can support her husband financially. Being a member of the cooperative is a big help for her project.
Now, she is applying for 14,900 Philippine Pesos to buy additional RTW's for sale. She aims to build a house someday. It would be a great achievement for her, if she sees all her children successful in their chosen careers.
About Paglaum Multi-Purpose CooperativePaglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) was founded in 1992 by the beneficiaries, parents and staff of the Paglaum Community Development Foundation to address economic and livelihood activities for sustainability. The organization operates in the northwestern provinces of Mindanao and Visayas.
In the local vernacular, “paglaum” means “hope.” The initial foundation is dedicated to child development through a holistic approach. The goal is to build self-reliance and expand opportunity so the poorest of the poor can help themselves.
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