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Edlie Lapitan is married with four children. She is 47 years old and had a food selling business for five years.

Edlie sells food like Halo- Halo (a dessert or refreshment made of crushed ice mixed with milk and fruits) and barbecue to their village. Edlie has been in the business for five years.

Edlie is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy ingredients like meat and soy sauce for barbecue and other fruit ingredients for halo-halo and refreshments.

In the future, Edlie hopes to improve the general living conditions of her family.

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
  • 1488
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,411,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Edlie to buy ingredients for barbecue and for refreshment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2011
Jun 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011