A loan of $375 helped to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.


Edhmie's story

Edhmie T. She is 23 years old. Edhmie is married and has one infant-aged child. She is from the town of Plaridel, a part of Claveria municipality in Misamis Oriental province on the Mindanao islands. Edhmie raises pigs for sale. She is just starting in this business.

In 2006 Edhmie joined PMPC to gain access to its financial services. She successfully repaid a previous loan of 20,000 PHP from PMPC that was used to purchase baby livestock to raise and sell. Edhmie is requesting a new loan, her sixth from PMPC, of 16,000 PHP that will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated 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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