A loan of $250 helped to purchase pig feed & other supplies.

Jocelyn's story

Jocelyn A. is from the village of Calacaan. She is 35 years old. Jocelyn is married and has one school-aged child. To make a living, Jocelyn owns & operates a business raising pigs for sale. Jocelyn is just starting this business.

In 2009, Jocelyn joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Jocelyn has successfully repaid a previous loan of 7,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell in the future. Jocelyn is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase pig feed & other supplies. This loan will be the second loan taken out by Jocelyn from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.

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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