A loan of $1,075 helped to use as additional capital for her business.

Maria's story

Mrs. Maria S. is from the village of Bitibut, Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental. She is 64 years old, is married, and is blessed with five adult children.

Maria owns and operates a specialized retail store selling dried goods and grocery items in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for more than seven years, earning Php 6,000 monthly net income.

In 2000, Maria joined PMPC to access its programs and services. Currently, she's obtaining her 12th loan in the amount of Php 50,000 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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