A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase additional products to sell.


Angelo's story

Angelo P. is from the village of Villa Sudiacal, Baybay Liloy, Zambaonga Del Norte. He is 44 years old. Angelo is married and has two school-aged children. To make a living, Angelo owns and operates a food stall, selling seafood such as fish and shrimp in the local community. Angelo has been engaged in his business for more than 12 years and earns approximately 35000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Angelo joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his business and living situation. Angelo has successfully repaid a previous loan of 50000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to to purchase additional products to sell. Angelo is requesting a new loan of 50000 PHP, which he will use to purchase additional products to sell. This will be the third loan taken out by Angelo from PMPC. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand his business.

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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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: October 19, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: October 19, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)