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Mrs. Elsa L. is 46 years old and married. She lives in Plaridel, Misamis Occidental. She has been an active and good member of Paglaum MPC for four years. The couple manages their business of vending vegetables, which is located in their house. Her customers are their neighbors and people in the neighboring barangay. Her business is still in progress. She hopes she can expand her business soon.

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About Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative

Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) was founded in 1992 by the beneficiaries, parents and staff of the Paglaum Community Development Foundation to address economic and livelihood activities for sustainability. The organization operates in the northwestern provinces of Mindanao and Visayas.

In the local vernacular, “paglaum” means “hope.” The initial foundation is dedicated to child development through a holistic approach. The goal is to build self-reliance and expand opportunity so the poorest of the poor can help themselves.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 2081
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  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elsa to buy stocks of vegetables and spices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010