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Lowell is 29 years old and lives in Poblacion, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. He is married with no children or dependents.

Lowell has a coconut- and copra-buying/selling business. He typically earns approximately 10,000 PHP each month doing this type of work. He is requesting a loan in the amount of 10,000 PHP to be used for purchasing additional coconuts and copra.

Lowell became a member of PMPC this year. In the future, Lowell hopes to expand his 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
  • 1496
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,173,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lowell to purchase additional coconuts and copra.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013