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Rudilyn S. is from the city of Dipolog. She is 42 years old. Rudilyn is married and has 1 school-aged child. To make a living, Rudilyn owns & operates a business venture making & selling food. She sells grilled pork and poultry products in the local community. Rudilyn has been engaged in her business for over 4 years and earns approximately 3,500 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2006, Rudilyn joined PMPC. Rudilyn has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make the products she sells. Rudilyn is requesting a new loan of 7,000 PHP. These funds will be used to purchase more raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. This loan will be the 6th loan taken out by Rudilyn from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.

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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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
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  • $59,381,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Rudilyn to purchase raw ingredients for food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2009
Jun 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009