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Jesucrifina is 55 years old and married to Tannie, a farmer. They have two children: Jerome, 29 years old, working in an Electronics Shop and Lilibeth, 28 years old and married.

Jesucrifina is engaged in retailing DXN products. She is working double-time hoping that they can improve their way of living and cover their family's needs.

She wants to venture into another business, fruit retailing. This made her decided to take out a loan from KIVA lenders amounting to PHP 7,000. She believes that by having this second business, her income will increase. She hopes that her loan will be approved in order to maintain and further expand her retail business.

Additional Information

About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.

This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.

ASKI’s motto is “Together, let’s make things happen!” Join ASKI's Kiva Lending Team or view its website.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1402
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,122,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Jesucrifina to engage in fruit retailing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010