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Erlinda is a farmer and raises cows and a goat to earn a living. She has been doing this for 8 years. Erlinda is married with five children. She is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. Erlinda has requested a loan for 30,000. She has been a member of PMPC for 10 years. In the future, Erlinda hopes to use the extra income from her business for her children's tuition fees.

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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
  • 365
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Erlinda to purchase feed for her cows and goat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2011
Jul 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012