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Vilma is 38 years old and married with five children. She lives in Dumagoc Pagadian City Zamboanga del Sur Philippines. Vilma works selling cosmetics and she earns approximately 8,000 PHP each month. She has been a member of PMPC for five years.

Vilma is requesting a loan to buy more cosmetics to sell. In the future, she hopes to buy more products to sell.

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
  • 1642
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,060,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Vilma to buy cosmetics to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Dec 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2014