Total loan: $225


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Calamba, Misamis Occidental, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Agriculture

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Josephina's story

Josephina P. is from the village of Mauswagon, Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She is 52 years old, is married, and has four adult children. Josephina owns and operates a business venture in agriculture sector which is hog raising. She has been engaged in her business for eleven years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month. In 2004, Josephina 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 8,000 PHP from PMPC. Josephina is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional capital for her hog raising. This loan will be her 9th cycle loan from PMPC. 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.