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Margarita is 40 years old and lives in Carmen, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. She is married with 3 children.

Margarita has a store that sells groceries and other consumable products; she earns approximately PHP1,000.00 each month doing this type of work.

She has requested a loan to purchase groceries and other consumable products to resell at her existing business.

Margarita has been a member of PMPC for almost 1 year. In the future, Margarita hopes to expand her 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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 421
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Margarita to purchase groceries and other consumable products to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014