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Fita is 35 years old and lives in San Isidro, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is married and has three children.

Fita is engaged in lumber cutting and sales and she earns approximately PHP 10,000 each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan to pay for trees, labor, and other expenses in her lumber-cutting business.

Fita has been a member of PMPC for six years. In the future, she hopes to expand her 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1520
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  • $59,194,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Fita to pay for trees, labor, and other expenses in her lumber-cutting business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013