A loan of $75 helped to buy piglets to raise and sell.

Julita's story

Julita P. is from the village of Mialen, Clarin, Misamis Occidental. She is 42 years old, is married, and has seven school-aged children.

Julita owns and operates a business raising pigs for sale. She has been engaged in her business for over twenty-six years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Julita joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 3,000 PHP which will be used to purchase piglets to raise and sell. This loan will be her first 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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