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Jennie Lynn
Jennie is the proud owner of an automotive paint shop in her village for the past 14 years. She is married and has four children from pre-school age to high school age, and her greatest aspiration is to be able to afford to send all of her children to college. She started her business with capital from her husband who had saved money from his income in another paint shop for them to start their own. With her Kiva loan, Jennie will be buying paint and other supplies needed for the shop. She also has additional income from a plot of land she farms on and part of her loan will be used to buy fertilizer and to rent a tractor for the fields. She hopes that with this extra money, she will be able to attract more customers and be able to save money to put away to help with her children's education.

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About ASHI

Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc. has the distinction of being the oldest existing replication of Grameen methodology for delivering credit to the poor in the Philippines. With more than a third of the nation’s 90 million Filipinos living below the poverty line, ASHI was established with the vision of helping to alleviate poverty in the Philippines. Translated from Tagalog, Ahon Sa Hirap means “to rise above poverty.”

Empowering women dedicated to supporting their families through hard work and dedication, ASHI lends 100% to women and specifically the bottom 50%, so the “poorest of the poor.” In addition to general business loans, ASHI also offers educational loans, house repair loans, savings funds, and social development programs for its members. ASHI is committed to translating its social mission into practice.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1551
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,638,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Jennie Lynn automotive paint shop, buying supplies and farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 15, 2009
Listed
Jun 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 30, 2011