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Tabita's Group
In this Group: Tabita, Leoncia, Cecilia, Leonila
Tabita is 50 years old and lives in Segatic Daku, Clarin Mis. Occ. She is married and has two children. Tabita has a general store and earns approximately 3,000 each month doing this kind of work. She has requested a loan of 8,000 to purchase more stocks for her general store. Tabita has been a member of PMPC for 1 year. In the future, Tabita hopes to be successful in her chosen business and can expand her business even in the neigboring town of Ozamiz City.Tabita is the leader of a person group. Although they borrow as a group, each member of the group has their own 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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 373
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,809,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tabita's Group's $800 loan helped a member to purchase more stocks for her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2012
May 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013