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Genesia is 49 years old and lives in Poblacion, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. She is married, has three children and earns a living by selling snacks. She brings in about PHP 5,000 a month and is applying for a loan for PHP 50,000 to buy the ingredients she needs to make more snacks. She has been a member of PHP for four years and is working hard to make enough money to send her children to college.

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
  • 360
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Genesia to buy ingredients to make snacks to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013