Abilia is 62-years-old and lives in Ibabao, Siquijor. Siquijor. She is married with 7 children.
Abilia sells firewood to earn a living. She earns, PHp 1,500.00 each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan amounting to PHP 4,000.00 to purchase more firewood to sell.
Abilia has been a member of Paglaum Multi Purpose Cooperative for one month. In the future, Abilia would like to help her family.
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.