A loan of $475 helped to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.

Vivian's story

Vvivian A. is from the village of Bacolod, Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental. She is 47 years old. Vvivian is married and has three adult children. To make a living, Vvian owns and operates a hog raising business. She has been engaged in this business for six years and makes approximately 5000 a month.

In 2009, Vvian joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation by engaging in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from PMPC. Vvivian is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This will be her 4th loan from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve her business.

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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