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Violeta is 41 years old and married with three children. She lives in the Philippines. Violeta has a business raising pigs and she earns approximately 5,000 PHP each month.

Violeta has been a member of PMPC for two years. She is requesting a loan to purchase sacks of pig feed. In the future, Violeta hopes to use the extra money from her business for her children’s education.

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
  • 835
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,371,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Violeta to purchase pig feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012