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Marlene is 59 years old and lives in Lutao, Panaon, Misamis Occidental. She is married with five children.

Marlene is engaged in a hog-fattening business and earns approximately PHP 3,000 each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan to be used to purchase additional sacks of feed for her hog-fattening activity.

Marlene has been a member of PMPC for seven years. In the future, Marlene hopes 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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 856
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  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Marlene to purchase additional sacks of feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014