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Nicholas, age 58, is a rice farmer. He has been earning a living through farming rice for the past 33 years. He and his wife have three children and live in Sta. Cruz, Plaridel, Misamis Occidental.

Nicholas has been a member of PMPC for four years. He is requesting a loan in order to pay for labor and to purchase farm inputs like fertilizers and pesticides.

In the future, Nicholas hopes to acquire land on which to farm coconuts.

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
  • 786
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Nicholas to pay for labor and to purchase fertilizers and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Nov 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014