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Nila
Nila D. is from the village of Dist.1, San Manuel. She is 42 years old. Nila is married and has 3 school-aged children. To make a living, Nila owns and operates a general store. The main source of income for the business comes from selling a variety of different products in the local community. Nila has been engaged in her business for over 17 years and earns approximately 15,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2007, Nila joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Nila has successfully repaid a previous loan of 35,000 PHP from ASKI. This previous loan was used to purchase additional products to sell. Nila is requesting a new loan of 50,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase new items to expand product offerings. This loan will be the 5th loan taken out by Nila from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay the tuition fees of her children.

About ASKI:

ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 38 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolks 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.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1284
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,442,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Nila to purchase new items to expand product offerings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 21, 2011
Listed
Feb 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 16, 2011