Their primary customers are their neighbors and relatives. In order to cater for all of them, they hired an employee and paid him based on the number of items he made. Recently, she applied for PHP 14,900 to buy meters of cloth for dresses and pillow cases. In the future, she hopes that they will have a tailor shop in the heart of the city.
About Paglaum Multi-Purpose CooperativePaglaum 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.
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