A loan of $1,150 helped to pay processing fee and provide additional capital for her business.

Teresita's story

Teresita D. is from the barangay of P-Bonifacio Bacolod, Ozamiz City. She is 50 years old. Teresita is married and has two adult aged children.

To make a living Teresita owns and operates a tractor and motor cab business. She has been engaged in her business for over six years and earns approximately 30,000 PHP a month from these activities.

In 2011 Teresita joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 50,000 PHP which will be used to pay a processing fee and to further capitalise her business. This will be the first loan taken by Nenita from PMPC. She 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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