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Candelaria is a mother of seven children. She is married and lives in Bintangan, Larena, Siquijor.

Candelaria is a farmer and is engaged in growing pigs to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years. She has requested a loan amounting to PHP 5,000 to buy feed and medicines for her piggery business.

Candelaria has been a member of Paglaum Multi Purpose Cooperative for one year. In the future, Candelaria hopes to expand her business and have a savings deposit out of the profit from her business.

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
  • 1079
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,436,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Candelaria to buy feed and medicines for her piggery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012