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Candelaria is married and has two children. She is 54 years old and lives in Makawa, Aloran, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. To earn a living, Candelaria has a hog-fattening business. She has had this business for 13 years. Each month, she earns approximately PHP 12,000.

She has requested a loan to purchase more feed for her hogs. Candelaria has been a member of PMPC for 13 years. She hopes to have more savings in the future.

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
  • 1815
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,851,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Candelaria to purchase more feed for her hog-fattening business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013