A loan of $200 helped to purchase fertilizer for her farm.

Manuela's story

Manuela K. is 56 years old, married and has six adult-aged children. She is from the village of Magsaysay, a part of Baliangao municipality, Misamis Occidental province on the northern Mindanao islands. Manuela grows rice to sell. She has been in business for fifteen years and earns a monthly net income of 4000 PHP.

In 2003, Manuela joined PMPC to gain access to its financial services. She successfully repaid a previous loan of 2,000 PHP from PMPC that was used for personal purposes. Manuela is requesting a new loan, her ninth from PMPC, of 8,000 PHP that will be used to purchase fertilizer for her farm.

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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