A loan of $250 helped to pay for a post-surgical check up.

Marianita's story

Marianita E. is from the village of Magcamiguing, Calamba. She is 63 years old, widowed and has 8 adult-aged children. Marianita owns and operates a farming business, generating a monthly net income of 1,500 PHP. She has been operating her business for more than 30 years.

In 2006, Marianita joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Marianita has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from PMPC, which was used for her business. Marianita is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to pay for a check up after her tumor surgery. This will be the 8th loan taken out by Marianita 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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