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Salve is 45 years old and lives in Gango, Ozamiz City. She is married and has two school-age and one adult–age children. Salve has a sari-sari store. She has had this business for one year.

Being a PMPC member for 6 years, she has maintained a member in good standing status. Now, she is requesting a loan to purchase more sacks of rice to sell. In the future Salve hopes to improve her living conditions and sustain the financial status of their family.

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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
  • 457
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Salve to purchase sacks of rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014