A loan of $125 helped to purchase additional products to sell.


Gina's story

Gina D. is from the village of Pan-ay, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 44 years old. Gina is married and has two school-age children. To make a living, Gina owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. Gina has been in business for over 15 years and earns approximately 1,300 PHP a month.

In 2009, Gina joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Gina is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be the first loan taken out by Gina from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business 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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