Total loan: $100


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Calamba-Sapang Dalaga Misamis Occidental, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Agriculture

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A loan helped Additional capital for hog raising.

Susana's story

Susana F. is from the village of Dalumpinas, Sapang Dalaga. She is 43 years old and married with two school-aged children. To make a living, Susana raises hogs. Susana has been engaged in her business for over two years and earns approximately 5,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) a month from it. In 2007, Susana joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Susana is requesting her first loan of 3,500 PHP, which will be used as additional capital for hog raising. About PMPC: Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) is one of the most progressive cooperatives in northwestern Mindanao. It reaches out to the rural poor using the Grameen model. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.