A loan of $250 helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.


Joan's story

Joan E. is from the town of Aloran. She is 30 years old. Joan is married and has 2 school-aged children. To make a living, Joan raises and sells pigs. Joan is just starting this business.

In 2009, Joan joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Joan has successfully repaid a previous loan from PMPC. Joan is requesting a new loan of 12000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This will be Joan's 2nd loan from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income.

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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