A loan of $150 helped to purchase additional products to sell.

Evelyn's story

Evelyn B. is from Pagadian City. She is 37 years old, is married, and has four school-aged children.

Evelyn owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for over four years and earns approximately 6,500 PHP a month.

In 2009, Evelyn 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 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her first 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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