A loan of $750 helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.

Gloria's story

Gloria M. is from the village of Clarin. She is 40 years old. Gloria is married and has 4 school-aged children. To make a living, Gloria raises livestock. Her business is raising pigs for sale. Gloria has been engaged in her business for over 10 years and earns approximately 10,000 PHP a month from these activities.

In 1999, Gloria joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to have the ability to engage in business activities. Gloria has successfully repaid a previous loan of 20,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell. Gloria is requesting a new loan of 35000 PHP. This loan will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This will be the 16th loan taken out by Gloria from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of the 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.

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