The loan that she received from Kiva field partner Ahon sa Hirap Inc. (ASHI) will be use as additional capital for her sewing business. She will buy sewing machine, needle, different colors of thread and oil for the machine. It will help her to make her business more productive.
Pilar picture shows that they really needed enough capital so that her variety store and place for her sewing machine have their own part or place for more comfortable to move. This is one of her dream aside from to finish her children education until college.
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.
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