A loan of $700 helped for additional capital to buy products for her store.

Anita's story

Anita A. is 62 years old, married and, unluckily, has no children. She is from the village of Siparok, a part of the municipality of Jose Dalman, Zamboanga del Norte province of the Mindanao islands. Anita runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She also receives a monthly pension. Anita has been in business for over six years and earns approximately 15,000 PHP a month from both these sources.

Anita joined PMPC to gain access to its financial services. Anita is requesting a loan of 30,000 PHP that will be used to add to her capital for her business. This is the first loan taken out by Anita from PMPC. He 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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