A loan of $125 helped additional capital for her sari-sari store and for her business buying and selling dried fish and longganisa.


Chona's story

Ms. Chona L., a thirty-year-old single mother from Remedios, Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental is our featured entrepreneur. She has one son. To make a living, she presently operates a sari-sari (variety) store. She has been in the business for six years and earns an average net income of not less than PHP 3,000. Upon hearing the about Paglaum MPC, she joined the cooperative in the 2009. As an active member, she can request a loan of up to PHP 5,000 for capital to invest in her sari-sari store and in her other line of business, in which she buys and sells dried fish and longganisa (sausage). The future income from this loan will be used for loan repayments, sustaining her family's basic needs, and saving for her child's future.



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