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Alicia is 64 years old and lives in Balintawak, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur. She is married with seven children.

Alicia has a buy and sell business and earns approximately PHP 25,000.00 each month doing this type of work. She has a requested loan to buy 50 bags of rice to sell.

Alicia has been a member of PMPC for 5 years. In the future, Alicia hopes to expand from her rice buy and sell business into different products.

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
  • 361
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Alicia to buy 50 bags of rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2013
Nov 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014