A loan of $175 helped to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale.


Wella's story

Wella P. is from the town of Lopez Jaena. She is 31 years old. Wella is married and has three school-aged children. To make a living, she makes and sells snacks and other delicacies in the local community. She is just starting this business.

In 2010, Wella joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make the products she sells. This will be her 1st loan 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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