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Marivic E. is requesting a large loan to support the needs of her fishing business and at the same to continue its operation. With Marivic’s passion of giving her family a brighter tomorrow, she will be eager to work hard and help her husband to meet the needs of her family. Marivic’s business has been very helpful in achieving her family dreams. Her greatest hope is that her family will be able to have a decent way of life, out of poverty.

Her long-term goals are to help support her children’s education until they complete college, invest and build a better house for the family, have a winning business providing a life that is full of happiness.

A dedicated member of ASHI since 2006, Marivic has been a model member demonstrating regular attendance at weekly meetings and timely repayments on loans. Since joining ASHI, she has gained more self-confidence as an entrepreneur managing her own fishing business.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1811
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,929,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Marivic to finance her fishing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 7, 2011