A loan of $325 helped to repair a transport vehicle used in the business.


Aida's story

Aida B. is from the village of S.W.P. Calamba, Mis. Occ. She is 41 years old, is married, and has three school-aged children.

Aida owns and operates a business making and selling food, selling snacks and other delicacies in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for over seven years and earns approximately 4,500 PHP a month.

In 2004, Aida joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14,900 PHP from PMPC.

Aida is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. 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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