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Edhmie T. She is 23 years old. Edhmie is married and has one infant-aged child. She is from the town of Plaridel, a part of Claveria municipality in Misamis Oriental province on the Mindanao islands. Edhmie raises pigs for sale. She is just starting in this business.

In 2006 Edhmie joined PMPC to gain access to its financial services. She successfully repaid a previous loan of 20,000 PHP from PMPC that was used to purchase baby livestock to raise and sell. Edhmie is requesting a new loan, her sixth from PMPC, of 16,000 PHP that will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve the general living conditions of her family.

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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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
  • 420
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,913,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Edhmie to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011