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With her dreams to succeed, Edenita always find a way to achieve her dreams. Edenita is 53 years old, married and has one child. Edenita’s husband is a farmer, planting rice in their fields.

Edenita engages in a meat vending business in the market. She sells pork, chicken and beef on her stall in the market. Edenita has been eight years in this type of business and usually earns PHP 5,000 a month.

Edenita wishes to gain a greater income from the business to further support sending her child to school up to college. She is requesting for a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy additional meat to sell in the market. She believes that through the loan she is able to increase her income and will continue to send her child in school and finish college.

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
  • 880
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,381,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Edenita to buy additional meat to sell in the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012