A loan of $325 helped to purchase constuction materials for house repair.

Janette's story

Janette G. is from the village of Upper Dicayas. She is 39 years old. Janette is married. To make a living, Janette owns & operates a service-based business. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from providing carpentry services by her husband to the local community. Janette has been engaged in her business for over 14 years and earns approximately 6,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2006, Janette joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Janette has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14,000 PHP from PMPC. Janette is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP which will be used to purchase construction materials needed to repair their house. This loan will be the 6th loan taken out by Janette from PMPC. She plans to improve their house to live in.

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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