A loan of $175 helped for medical purposes.


Marilyn's story

To make a living, Marilyn G. is engaged in the agriculture sector, particularly in growing crops to sell. While not the only means of generating revenue, the main source of her income is from selling of weaved "nipa" palm leaves for native roofs. She has been engaged in her business for 10 years and earns a monthly net income of 3500.00. Marilyn is 41 years old, married and blessed with one school-aged child. She is from the village of Dioyo, Sapang Dalaga.

In 2007, Marilyn joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Marilyn has successfully repaid a previous loan of 1,850 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used for personal purposes. Marilyn is requesting her 7th loan of 7,500 PHP which will be used for medical purposes. 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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