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Remedios is 40 years old and blessed with two children. Her husband is deceased and her youngest child is still studying. Remedios needs to be responsible and work hard to make sure her children can finish their schooling. Remedios works selling snacks, perfumes and accessories in her allotted place in the market.

Remedios is requesting a loan of 25,000 PHP to purchase additional products such as perfumes, accessories, and snacks. She wants to generate a higher business profit to provide for her children by doubling her selling efforts. Remedios needs to be strong to provide her children with a good life despite her difficulties.

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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
  • 1887
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,001,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Remedios to purchase perfumes, accessories, and snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012