Gerly is a widow with 5 children. She is 42 years old and lives in the Philippines.
Gerly is a farmer and raises pigs to earn a living. She has been doing this for a year. She has requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase ten sacks of feed for her pigs.
Gerly has been a member of PMPC for a year.
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.