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Marilyn is 43 years old and lives in Goaw, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte. She is married with three children.

To earn a living, Marilyn has a business selling a variety of foods for snacks. She earns about 5,000 each month doing this type of work. Marilyn has requested a loan to purchase foods for snacks to sell/retail.

Marilyn has been a member of PMPC for two years. In the future, Marilyn would like 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.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 706
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  • $63,241,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Marilyn to purchase food for snacks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013