Elsie is 48 years old and lives in Gumbil, Tudela, Misamis Occdiental. She is married with 2 children.
Elsie has a shop that sells canned goods, soap, toothpaste, noodles etc. She has had this business for 15 years. She has requested a loan of 20,000 to purchase goods such as canned goods, soap, toothpaste, noodles etc. for her shop.
Elsie has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. In the future, Elsie hopes to see her children finish college.
About Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative
Paglaum 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.