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Honorata is 42 years old and married. She is a patient and diligent person in the community. She has a vegetable stand in front of her house to sell different vegetables from her own backyard. Honorata loves to plant vegetables in her backyard so that she can sell them in the community for her income.

Honorata is asking for a loan of 10,000 Philippines pesos to buy different vegetable seeds to plant in her backyard to sell more vegetables in the future.

Honorata dreams that someday she could have a big farm for her vegetables so that she can meet the needs of her family.

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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
  • 1477
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,409,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Honorata to buy vegetable seeds for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2012