A loan of $250 helped to purchase additional equipment for motorcycle repair.


Josefina's story

Josefina is from the village of Nailon, Tudela, Misamis Occidental. She is 69 years old, a widow, and has three adult children. To make a living, she owns a business providing transportation service to the local community. She's able to earn a monthly net income of 3,000 PHP from this business. She has been engaged in her business for more than six years.

In 2010, Josefina joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Josefina is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. This will be her first loan from PMPC.

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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