A loan of $1,050 helped to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.

Hilda's story

Hilda T. is raising pigs to sell. She is just starting this business. Hilda is 39 years old, married and has three school-age children. They are from the town of Northern Poblacion, Calamba Misamis Occidental.

In 2009, Hilda joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living conditions and enable her to engage in business activities. Hilda has successfully repaid a previous loan of 20,000 PHP from PMPC. Hilda is requesting a new loan of 50,000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This will be her third loan from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue as savings to reserve for future emergencies.

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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