A loan of $350 helped for corn production.

Daysie's story

Daysie S. is from the village of Napilan, Sapang Dalaga. She is 49 years old, married and has six school-aged children. To make a living, Daysie operates a business in agriculture, particularly in planting corn to sell. Daysie has been engaged in her business for over 12 years and earns approximately 1,600 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month from it.

In 2008, Daysie joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Daysie has successfully repaid a previous loan of 2,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used for personal purposes. Daysie is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP, which will be used for corn production. This will be the eighth loan taken out by Daysie 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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