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Melvie is married with 1 child. She is 33 years old and lives in the Philippines.
Melvie is a farmer and grows rice to earn a living. She has been doing this for 3 years. She has requested a loan of 30,000 to purchase fertilizer for the rice.
Melvie has been a member of PMPC for 1 year. In the future, Melvie hopes to save money for the future.

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
  • 1485
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,157,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Melvie to purchase fertilizer for rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012