A loan of $575 helped to purchase materials needed to provide transportation services.

Vivian's story

Vivian C. is from the village of Matuga Bajo Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is 60 years old. Vivian is married and has three adult children. To make a living, Vivian owns and operates a transportation business. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from providing transportation services to local community members. Vivian has been engaged in her business for more than six years and earns approximately 10000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2006, Vivian joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Vivian has successfully repaid a previous loan from PMPC. Vivian is requesting a new loan of 25000 PHP, which will be used to purchase materials needed to provide transportation services. This loan will be the sixth loan taken out by Vivian 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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