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Jonathan is married with 3 children. Jonathan is 52 years old and lives in Causwagan, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte.

Jonathan buys and sells charcoal to earn a living and has had this business for 12 years. Each month, he earns 10,000 PHP doing this type of work. He has requested a loan for 40,000 PHP to purchase more sacks of charcoal to sell at retail.

Jonathan has been a member of PMPC for 2 years. In the future, Jonathan hopes to expand his business.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 357
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  • $50,957,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Jonathan to purchase more sacks of charcoal to sell at retail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013