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Jocelyn is from the village of Gotocan Daku, Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental. She is 45 years old. Jocelyn is married and has one child in school and one who is married. To make a living, Jocelyn owns and operates a hog raising business. She has been engaged in this business for 5 years and earns approximately 2,000 PHP a month. In 2007, Jocelyn joined PMPC to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation by engaging in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 15,000 PHP from PMPC. Jocelyn is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase more pigs to sell.

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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
  • 368
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  • $70,809,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Jocelyn to purchase more pigs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014