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Edwina is a 37-year-old, married woman living in Poblacion 1, Clarin. Edwina and her husband have four children.

To earn a living, Edwina has a snack business. She explains that she typically earns approximately 3,000 PHP per month doing this type of work.

Edwina has requested a loan in the amount of 50,000 PHP to purchase additional ingredients, such as sugar, oil, and flour, for her business. Edwina has been a member of PMPC for two years. In the future, Edwina hopes to expand 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
  • 772
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Edwina to expand her business by purchasing additional ingredients such as sugar, oil, and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013