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Edgar is married with 4 children. He is 32 years old and lives in Mahayag Zamboanga del Sur.
Edgar is a farmer and grows rice to earn a living. He also raises pigs for additional income. He has been a doing this for 15 years. He has requested a loan to pay for seedbed and land preparation.
Edgar has been a member of PMPC for 3 years. In the future, Edgar hopes to expand his farm and to provide a good education for his children.

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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
  • 393
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  • $70,817,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Edgar to pay for seedbed and land preparation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 25, 2015