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Lorna is married with five children. She is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. Lorna is a farmer and grows corn to earn a living. She has been doing this for 10 years. She has requested a loan of 8,000 Philippine pesos to purchase fertilizer for the corn.

Lorna has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. In the future, Lorna hopes to see their children finish a college degree.

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
  • 372
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,797,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Lorna to purchase fertilizer for the corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012