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Lolita works in the fish industry, selling fish for a living. She has been doing this for 8 years. Lolita is 51 years old and lives in Lopez Jaena. She is married with three children. Lolita has been a member of PMPC for 10 years. She has requested a loan of 25,000 PHP to purchase more fish to sell.

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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
  • 1005
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,421,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Lolita to purchase more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2011
Jul 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012