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Adela is 59 years old and lives in La Libertad. She is married with 5 children.
Adela has a sand and gravel business and makes hollow blocks. She earns approximately PHP 5000 each month doing this type of work. She has a requested a loan to purchase the cements needed to make hollow blocks.
Adela has been a member of PMPC for almost 2 years.

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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.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 682
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  • $63,141,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Adela to purchase 25 sacks of cement for to make hollow blocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014