A loan of $350 helped to purchase pig feed and other supplies.


Tita's story

Tita L. is from the village of Tipan. She is 51 years old and is married with six adult children.

Tita owns and operates a hog-raising business. She has been engaged in her business for over a year and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month.

In 2010, 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 from PMPC.

Tita is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP which will be used to purchase pig feed and other supplies. This loan will be her 2nd from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income.

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:

11 months
Disbursed date: August 5, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: August 5, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)