Leonora is widowed with 6 children who are all married. Leonora is 64 years old and lives in Cabunga-an Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She sells bananas to earn a living and has had this business for 10 years. Each month, she earns 6,000 PHP doing this type of work. She has requested for a loan to buy farm inputs and pesticides.
Leonora has been a member of PMPC for almost 5 years. In the future, Leonora hope to have more savings for her family.
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.