A loan of $325 helped to purchase additional inventory and to use as working capital.

Percita's story

Percita S. is from the village of San Isidro, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 40 years old, is married, and has five school-aged children.

Percita sells ready-to-wear clothes to local community members. She has been engaged in her business for over two years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month.

In 2008, Percita joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to to purchase additional products to sell.

Percita is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP which will be used to purchase additional inventory and used as working capital. This loan will be her 3rd 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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