Total loan: $250


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Dipolog City, Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines / Food

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Juvy's story

Juvy A. is from the village of Dicayas, Dipolog City. She is 42 years old, separated and has four school aged child. Juvy operates a family member's business in the retail sector, selling fish in the local community. She has been engaged in this business for over 10 years and earns approximately 4,500 PHP a month. In 2010, Juvy joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Juvy is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional fish to sell. This will be the 1st loan taken out by Juvy from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated 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.