A loan of $175 helped as additional capital for her business.


Mera Flor's story

Mera Flor G. is from the village of Poblacion, Sibutad. She is 23 years old and married with one infant child.

To make a living Mera Flor operates a business in construction, selling sand and gravel. Mera Flor has been engaged in her business for over 5 years and earns approximately 3000 PHP a month.

In 2010 Mera Flor joined PMPC to improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting her first loan from PMPC, for 7000 PHP, to invest in her business.

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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