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Jecel has a sari-sari (general store) business and earns approximately 3,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) each month doing this type of work. She is 28 years old and lives in P-1 Cogon, Ozamiz City. She is married with three children. Jecel has a requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy canned goods, cigarettes, sacks of rice, etc. Jecel has been a member of PMPC for two years. In the future, she hopes to be successful in her chosen business.

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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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1442
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,259,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Jecel to purchased canned goods, sacks of rice, and other items for resale at her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014