Emelia is 51 years old and lives in Culo, Molave Zamboanga del Sur. She is married with five children.
Emelia has a sari-sari store business and earns approximately PHP 10,000 each month doing this type of work. She has a requested a loan to buy five cases of soft drinks, bread, toothpaste, etc..
Emelia has been a member of PMPC for two years.
In the future, Emelia hopes to improves her business and make it into big business someday.
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.