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Mrs. Jesusa A. is 45 years old. She is from Upper Santo Nino, Mahayag Zamboanga del Sur. She is married with 4 children. She owns a duck raising business to earn daily income and her husband is also a farmer which supports their daily needs. Their farm serves as their main source of income. From her duck raising she approximately earns 3800 PHP a month.

She joined PMPC to gain access for financial support and to engage in other business activities. She successfully repaid her previous loan of 20000 PHP from PMPC. As of now, she has a new loan of 30000 PHP from PMPC and the purpose of that loan is buy a new set of ducklings. It is her 6th cycle of loans from PMPC.

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.


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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
  • 327
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,697,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Jesusa as additional capital for her duck raising business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011