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Lina is 35 years old and lives in Mabini, Baliangao, Misamis Occidental. She is married with one child.

To earn a living, Lina has a business selling snacks. She earns about PHP 3000 each month.

Lina requests a loan of 16,500 to purchase raw ingredients for snack vending. She has been a member of PMPC for 3 years.

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.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
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  • $59,123,575
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  • 43.5
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lina to purchase raw ingredients for snack vending.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013