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Matty is single. He is 22 years old and lives in the Philippines.

Matty is a farmer who grows rice to earn a living. He has been doing this for five years.

Matty has requested loan to pay for harvesting of palay (rice) and to purchase additional pigs.

Matty has been a member of PMPC for one year. In the future, Matty hopes to meet the financial needs of his family and to expand his farm.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 476
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $51,043,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $450 helped Matty to pay for harvesting of palay (rice) and to purchase additional pigs.
66% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2014
Feb 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: