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Edelita is a 35-year-old, married woman living in Maikay, Tudela. Edelita and her husband have two children.

To earn a living, Edelita operates a store that sells a variety of products. Edelita explains that she has had this business for six years.

Edelita requested a loan in the amount of 14,900 to purchase additional products such as canned goods, noodles, beverages, and detergents. Edelita has been a member of PMPC for one year. In the future, Edelita hopes to expand her business.

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.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 394
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  • $66,139,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Edelita to expand her business by purchasing additional products such as canned goods, noodles, beverages, detergents.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012