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Patricia is 61 years old and lives in Matugas Bajo, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is married and has six children.

Patricia is engaged in a fish vending business and earns approximately 1,000 PHP each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan to be used in purchasing additional kilos of fish to sell.

Patricia has been a member of PMPC for almost 7 years. In the future, Patricia 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
  • 1068
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  • $63,443,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Patricia to purchase additional kilos of fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013