A loan of $550 helped to use as additional capital for her hog-raising business.


Joy's story

Mrs. D. is from the town of Sta. Cruz, Plaridel, Misamis Occidental. She is 34 years old, is married, and is blessed with two school-aged children.

Mrs. D. owns and operates a hog-raising business. She has been engaged in this business for more than six years and earns a PHP 10,000 monthly net income. She also has a monthly remittance from her husband, who is abroad, and income from her coco land.

In 2006, Mrs. D. joined PMPC to access its programs and services. Recently, she's obtaining her 6th loan of PHP 25,000 which will be used as additional capital for her business.

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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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: October 23, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: October 23, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)