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Lina is a 60-year-old widow who lives in Lupagan,Clarin,Philippines. She has 5 children.

To earn a living, Lina has a food stall business and sells food in the community. She earns about 3,500 PHP each month. Lina requests a loan to buy spices and ingredients for her business.

Lina has been a member of PMPC for 5 years. In the future, Lina would like to support her family members.

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
  • 462
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,787,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Lina to buy spices and ingredients for her food stall business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2014