A loan of $250 helped to use as additional capital for her hog-raising business.

Tita's story

Tita G. is from the village of Minlasag, Sibutad. She is 48 years old and is married with three adult children.

Tita owns and operates a business raising and selling pigs in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for over ten years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP a month.

In 2008, Tita 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 5,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used as additional capital for her business.

Tita is requesting a new loan of 11,000 PHP which will again be used as additional working capital for her business. This loan will be her 4th 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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