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Benedicta is divorced with one child. She is 59 years old and lives in Camanse, Sinacaban. Benedicta is a farmer and raises pigs to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years.

Benedicta has requested a loan of 14,900 PHP to purchase additional feed for her pigs. She has been a member of PMPC for four years. In the future, Benedicta 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
  • 1818
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,851,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Benedicta to purchase additional feed for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013