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Wiliam is widowed with four children. He is 72 years old and lives in Tangub, Misamis Occidental in the Philippines.

Wiliam is a farmer and plants papaya to earn a living. He has been doing this for one year. He has requested a loan to expand his papaya plantation. He wants to buy more papaya seeds and fertilizer.

Wiliam has been a member of PMPC for four years. In the future, he hopes to own a another papaya plantation in nearby municipality.

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
  • 1448
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,289,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Wiliam to pay for papaya seeds and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2014
Mar 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2014