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Manolita is 68 years old and married with three children. She lives in Tuyabang Bajo, Oroquieta City.

To earn a living, Manolita has a hog fattening business. She has had this business for six years. Each month, she earns approximately 3,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP). She has requested a loan of 14,900 PHP to purchase feed & piglets. Manolita has been a member of PMPC for six years.

In the future, Manolita hopes to own a piggery.

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
  • 359
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,814,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Manolita to purchase feed & piglets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2012