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Rosalinda is a 36-year-old married woman with two school-aged children. She has a general store where she sells a variety of products. She has been doing this work for five years. Each day, she earns approximately PHP 300.

Rosalinda is requesting a loan of PHP 35,000 to purchase groceries such as noodles, canned goods, shampoo, soap, sugar, and coffee to sell to the people of the community. She hopes that, through the loan, she can obtain more customers. In the future, Rosalinda hopes that her business will expand to sustain 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
  • 1043
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,517,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Rosalinda to purchase groceries such as noodles, canned goods, shampoo, soap, sugar, and coffee to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012