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Evelyn D.'s main source of income comes from providing motorcycle transport services in her community. She is 45 years old, married and has three school-age children. They are from the village of Sta. Filomena, Dipolog City. Evelyn has been in her business for over four years and earns approximately 20,800 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month.

In 2008, Evelyn joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living conditions and enable her to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 45,000 PHP from PMPC. Evelyn is requesting a new loan of 45,000 PHP which will be used to repair her motor-cab. This will be her eighth loan from PMPC. She plans to use the additional revenue to improve the general living conditions of her family and to support the education of her children.

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
  • 343
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Evelyn to purchase materials for the repair of her motor-cab.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2010
Aug 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011