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Rosela is 38 years old and lives in Landing, Baliangao. She is married with 3 children.

To earn a living, Rosela has a business selling "puto" rice cakes. She earns about 3,200 PHP each month doing this type of work. Rosela has requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to purchase 1 sack of flour and other ingredients needed to make puto. Rosela has been a member of PMPC for 5 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
  • 352
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Rosela to purchase 1 sack of flour and other ingredients needed to make puto.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012