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Mrs. Emilda S. is 42 years old, married and resides at Sangay Daku Ozamiz City. She has four children. Two of them are married and two work at LUAN CHING farm located at Pulot Ozamiz City. She is a business-minded woman engaged in a sari-sari store. She started her business through financing by Paglaum MPC. She has shown strong leadership in her group and as a center officer. Now she is applying for her 8th cycle for PHP 14,500.00 to use as additional capital for her business. She also works as a care taker at LUAN CHING farm.

She hopes that someday she can own a sari-sari store with her efforts and financing from KIVA..

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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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1644
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,717,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Emilda capital for her sari-sari store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009