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Liwliwa is 58 years old and lives with her family. She sells candy and pastries in their village as a source of income. Some stores love to buy from her, because her pastries are delicious. She needs to maintain her business, so she is seeking a loan amount of P15,000 to buy more candy and pastries to sell.

She is hoping to greatly improve her business in order to supply all the stores in her village to maximize her profit for her family. She is accompanied by hard work and perseverance.

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
  • 746
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,295,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Liwliwa to buy more candy and pastries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012