A loan of $325 helped to purchase fertilizers such as manure.

Victoria's story

Victoria S. is from the town of Camanga,Tukuran. She is 49 years old. Victoria is married and has 3 school-aged children. To make a living, Victoria owns & operates a business venture in the agriculture sector raising crops. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from planting & harvesting rice for sale. Victoria has been engaged in her business for over 10 years and earns approximately 5,000.00 PHP a month for these activities.

Victoria joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Victoria has successfully repaid a previous loan from PMPC. Victoria is requesting a new loan of 14500 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. This loan will be the 5th loan taken out by Victoria from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of the borrower's 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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