Total loan: $325


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Plaridel-Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Agriculture

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Anita's story

Anita T. is from the village of Katipa. She is 55 years old, is married, and has six adult children. Anita owns and operates a business raising pigs for sale. She has been engaged in her business for over three years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month. In 2001, Anita joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 3,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. Anita is requesting a new loan of 15,000 PHP which will also be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This loan will be her 10th from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family. About PMPC: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) is one of the most progressive cooperatives in northwestern Mindanao. It reaches out to the rural poor using the Grameen model. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.