A loan of $450 helped to use as additional capital for her business.


Pilar's story

Mrs. Pilar S. is from the village of Calaran, Calamba, Misamis Occidental. She is 47 years old, is married, and is blessed with three adult children. Pilar owns and operates a business selling dried fish in the local community and earns 10,000 PHP monthly. Currently, Pilar is obtaining her 9th loan in the amount of 20,000 PHP which will be used as additional capital for her existing business. 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.



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