A loan of $575 helped additional capital for her store.


Julieta's story

Julieta E. is from the village of Baliangao. She is 44 years old, married and has 3 school-aged children. To make a living, Julieta owns & operates a business venture in the retail sector. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes from selling household items & cellphone load in their local community. Julieta has been engaged in her business for over 4 years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2001, Julieta joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Julieta has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14,900 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used as additional capital for her business. Julieta is requesting a new loan of 25,000 PHP which will also be used as additional capital. This will be the 16th loan taken out by Julieta from PMPC.

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:

20 months
Disbursed date: April 15, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: April 15, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)