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Jade Center Group
In this Group: Luzvisminda, Rowena
Luzvisminda is 55 years old and lives in Sto. Niño, Pagadian City. She is married and has one adopted child.

She has a lot of businesses including her Internet cafe and her ice cream retailing business, and she earns approximately PHP 20,000 each month.

She has requested a loan of PHP 50,000 to complete her house.

Luzvisminda has been a member of PMPC for almost three years. In the future, she hopes to be a very successful businesswoman.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 358
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,140,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Jade Center Group's $1,950 loan helped a member to complete her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2012
Listed
May 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013