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Gerly is a widow with 5 children. She is 42 years old and lives in the Philippines.
Gerly is a farmer and raises pigs to earn a living. She has been doing this for a year. She has requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase ten sacks of feed for her pigs.
Gerly has been a member of PMPC for a year.

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
  • 800
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,360,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Gerly to purchase ten sacks of feed for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013