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Liza M. is a resident of Labakid, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte. She is 33 years old, married and has one school-aged daughter. To make a living, Liza owns a rice retailing business.

In June 2007, Liza joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14,000 PHP from PMPC. Liza is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP, which will be used to purchase more sacks of rice for sale. She believes that with the help of Paglaum MPC, her business will prosper.

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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
  • 1482
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,115,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Liza additional capital for her rice retailing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2009
Sep 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010