A loan of $225 helped to buy more chickens to raise.


Janice's story

Janice P., from the village of Tigbao, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte, is 24 years old, married and does not yet have children. To make a living, Janice raises chickens and works as a private teacher. Engaged in her business for two years, she earns approximately 3000 PHP a month.

Janice joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Now requesting a loan of 10000 PHP to purchase additional inventory and use as working capital, she plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her enterprise.

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:

13 months
Disbursed date: July 3, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: July 3, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)