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Gilda is 52 years old and is married. She is a very responsible mother who seeks to meet the needs of her family. Gilda has a retail store where she sells a variety of products in their community. Aside from the retail store, she also manages their land with the help of her spouse.

Gilda is asking for a loan of 9,000 PHP to purchase additional products such as drinks, snack foods, noodles and spices for her store. She wishes that in the future her business will expand to provide for the needs 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
  • 1465
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,362,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gilda to buy drinks, snack foods, noodles and spices for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 28, 2012