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Benita is 57 years old and lives in Labo, Aloran, Misamis Occidental. She is married, with 4 children. To earn a living, Benita has a retail business selling dried fish. She earns about PHP 3,000 each month doing this type of work. Benita has requested a loan of 5,000PHP to purchase more dried fish to sell.

Benita has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. In the future, Benita would like to own a stall in the market.

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
  • 341
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,724,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Benita to purchase more dried fish for her retail business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012