Cristina is widowed with 5 children. She is 53 years old and lives in Dolores, Clarin, Philippines.
Cristina is a farmer, and she grows corn to earn a living. She has been doing this for 5 years. She has requested a loan to purchase additional fertilizers.
Cristina has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. Her goal is to save for the future.
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.