Gina is 35 years old and lives in Dicoloc, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is a widow with one child.
Gina has a snack and ice vending business and earns approximately PHP 4,000 each month doing this work.
She has requested a loan of 50,000 PHP to purchase more raw ingredients for her snack vending business.
Gina has been a member of PMPC for nine years. In the future, Gina hopes 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.