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Fe Retuya's Group
In this Group: Fe, Fedela, Melynda, Lilibeth
Mrs. Fe R. is from Ozamis City. She is 47 years old and is married with two adult children. She is the group leader of this four-member group loan offered by PMPC. While each member receives an individual loan, they are all responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members if someone is delinquent or defaults. The official name of this borrowing group is Fe R.’s Group.

Fe owns and operates a business making and selling food, selling snacks and other delicacies in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for twenty-five years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month.

In 2006, Fe joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14,900 PHP from PMPC.

Fe is now requesting a new loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her fifth 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.


*Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 326
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,172,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Fe Retuya's Group's $600 loan helped a member to purchase additional products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2010
Listed
Sep 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011