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Romer is 59 years old and lives in Lawa-an Aloran, Misamis Occidental. He is married but has no children.

Romer has a fish vending business and earns approximately PHP 2,000 each month doing this type of work. He has requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to purchase more fish to sell.

Romer has been a member of PMPC for three years. In the future, Romer hopes to have a fishing boat.

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
  • 431
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  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Romer to purchase more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012