A loan of $350 helped to pay for traveling expenses for their church conference in Manila.

Nelson's story

Mr. Nelson Q. is from the village of Bañadero, Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental. He is 50 years old, married, blessed with one child who is now school-aged. To make a living, he is presently engaged in ministerial work as a church pastor. He’s been engaged in this kind of ministerial work for 15 years already. He’s receiving an average love gift from the congregation in amount of not less than Php 10,000 a month for his ministerial activity.

In July 2009, Nelson joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation. As an active member of Paglaum MPC under the Regular Loan Program, Nelson has successfully repaid a loan amount of Php 10,000. He is now requesting a loan of Php 15,000 as his 3rd loan which will be used for traveling expenses for his church conference in Manila. He also joined Paglaum MPC because of the other services offered, especially savings and insurance.

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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