A loan of $1,050 helped to purchase breeding livestock.

Jesselyn's story

Jesselyn N. is 27 years old, married and has four school-age children.They are from the village of Mamanga Daku. To make a living, Jesselyn raises pigs to sell. Jesselyn is just starting this business.

In 2006, Jesselyn joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living conditions and enable her to engage in business activities. Jesselyn has successfully repaid a previous loan of 20,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. Jesselyn is requesting a new loan of 50,000 PHP which will be used to purchase breeding livestock. This will be her fifth loan from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue 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.

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