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Evangeline R. is a 59 year-old businesswoman who is married and blessed with five children. Her children are adult age already but she still supports some of them. Their family lives in the village of San Isidro, Ilagan, Isabela.

Evangeline operates a furniture business together with her husband. It has been their source of income and it helps a lot in providing for their family's needs.

Evangeline dreams of further expanding their business through obtaining more wood in order to produce more furniture and meet the demands of their customers.

She hopes to borrow a loan of 8000 PHP for the improvement of their furniture business. It will also be used to buy other materials needed and for the labor of some carpenters working in their manufacturing business.

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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
  • 1082
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,429,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Evangeline to improve their furniture business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2009
Nov 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010