A loan of $250 helped to purchase seafood for her market stall.


Margie's story

Margie N. is from the city of Dipolog. She is 38 years old and married with 3 school-aged children. To make a living, Margie sells seafood like fish and shrimp in the local community. Margie has been in this business for over 3 years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month.

Margie joined PMPC in 2007 to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Margie has successfully repaid a previous loan of 11,000 PHP from PMPC which she used to purchase more seafood, and she is now requesting her 5th PMPC loan of 11,000 PHP.

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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