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Wilma is 47 years old and lives in Baybay, Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental. She is widowed with five children. Wilma has a tailoring business and earns approximately 5,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) each month. She has requested a loan to pay the placement fee for her daughter going abroad.

Wilma has been a member of PMPC for four years. In the future, Wilma hopes to improve her living conditions using the profits from her business and with the support of her daughters.

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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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 344
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,737,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Wilma to pay the placement fee for her daughter going abroad.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013