A loan of $350 helped to purchase raw ingredients for her snack vending business.

Lilia's story

Lilia is from the village of Caputol, Aloran, Misamis Occidental. She is 60 years old, married, and has six adult-aged children. To make a living, she runs a business venture in the food sector specializing in snack vending in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for seven years and earns approximately $112 a month for these activities. She joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities.

Lilia is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP with which she will purchase raw ingredients for her snack vending business. This will be her 2nd 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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