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Ruth is single. She is 42 years old and lives in Taboc Norte, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.

Ruth sells snacks and vegetables to earn a living and has had this business for three years. Each month, she earns 4,200 PHP doing this type of work. She has requested a loan for 10,000 PHP to purchase more stock of fruits and vegetables.

Ruth has been a member of PMPC for two years. In the future, Ruth hopes to have more savings.

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
  • 374
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,809,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ruth to purchase more stock of fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013