Melita started her business with only one fishing boat. Fortunately, she now has four fishing boats and sells the catch wholesale to neighboring towns. She extends support to other fishermen in their community. She's applying for a loan from Paglaum for she believes in providing help to people who are also in the fishing business. Her heart's desire is to continue inspiring people to be hardworking so that everybody will live abundantly.
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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