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Leonora is married and has 6 children. Leonora is 62 years old and lives in Cabungaan Clarin, Misamis Occ.

Leonora sells hotcakes and puto (rice cakes) to earn a living and has had this business for 10 years. She has requested a loan of 12,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) to purchase raw ingredients.

Leonora has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. In the future, Leonora hopes to expand her snacks vending.

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
  • 1413
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,122,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Leonora to purchase raw ingredients for food production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013