Florencia is fifty-one years old and lives in Poblacion, Sinacaban. Florencia is married with two children.
To earn a living, Florencia has a business selling food snacks. Florencia earns about PHP 2,000 each month doing this type of work. Florencia has requested a loan of PHP 14,000 to purchase additional ingredients such as sugar, oil, etc.
Florencia has been a member of PMPC for four years. In the future, Florencia would like to expand her business.
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.