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Jocelyn is married with five children. She is 38 years old and lives in Bintana, Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. Jocelyn sells banana fruits to earn a living and has had this business for three years. Each month, she earns PHP 7,000 doing this type of work.

Jocelyn has requested a loan of PHP 14,000 to finance the purchase of bananas for her retail business. Jocelyn became a member of PMPC this year. In the future, Jocelyn hopes to improve her living conditions by using the profits of the business.

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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.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 328
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  • $70,697,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jocelyn to finance her banana sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Dec 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013