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Candelaria is 57 years old and lives in Tugas, Baliangao. She is married with 5 children.

To earn a living, Candelaria runs a business selling dried fish. She earns about 6200 PHP each month doing this type of work. She has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase 10 boxes of dried fish to sell.

Candelaria has been a member of PMPC for 2 years.

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
  • 513
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,838,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Candelaria to purchase 10 boxes of dried fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2012
Feb 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013