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Rosalie's Group
In this Group: Rosalie, Nena, Nanette, Maria, Sheryl, Luvina, Jinky, Lourdes, Elisa, Juan, Hilda, Imelda, Leticia, Dominga, Paula
Rosalie L. is from the village of Mozzozzin Norte, Sta. Maria, Isabela. She is 43 years old. Rosalie is the leader of a 15-member loan group offered by ASKI. While each member of the group receives an individual loan, they are all collectively responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members if someone is delinquent or defaults.

Rosalie is married and has two school-aged children. To make a living, Rosalie owns and operates a business venture raising livestock. While this is not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from raising pigs for fattening and for sale. Rosalie has been engaged in her business for over five years and earns approximately 4000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Rosalie joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Rosalie has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5000 PHP from ASKI. Rosalie is requesting a new loan of 8000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock, feed, and other supplies. This loan will be the second loan taken out by Rosalie from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve/expand her business.

About ASKI:

ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolk, and small entrepreneurs.

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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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1464
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,362,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Rosalie's Group's $2,100 loan helped a member to purchase livestock, feed, & other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 21, 2010
Listed
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2010