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Alfreda
Alfreda S. is from the village of Salimpuno, Sapang Dalaga. She is 28 years old, married and has one school-aged child. To make a living, she plants and sells assorted crops. She has been engaged in her business for over 5 years and earns approximately $70 a month for these activities.

In 2006, Alfreda 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 14,900 PHP from PMPC. This previous loan was used as additional capital for her business.

Alfreda is requesting a new loan of 14,900 PHP which will be used for corn production. This will be her 8th loan from PMPC.

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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Additional Information

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
  • 1433
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,280,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Alfreda additional capital for corn production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 9, 2010
Listed
Sep 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011