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Aida is 53 years old and lives in Colupan Alto, Sinacaban. She is married with five children.

To earn a living, Aida has a business selling suman, a type of rice cake, in the local community. She earns about 2,000 PHP each month.

Aida has requested a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase ingredients, such as flour, sugar, and oil. In the future, she would like to expand her business.

Aida has been a member of PMPC for seven 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
  • 489
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  • $69,648,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Aida to purchase ingredients for food production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014