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Lorna is 48 years old and lives in Dao Pagadian City Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. She is married with 2 children.

Lorna has a tailoring shop and earns approximately PHP 8,000 each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan to buy more cloth, thread, and other materials needed for her business.

Lorna has been a member of PMPC for 2 years. In the future, she hopes to buy more machines for her tailoring shop.

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
  • 1809
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,866,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lorna to buy more cloth to make rugs, pot holders, and slippers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Aug 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014