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Imelda is 45 years old and lives in the community of Manaring province in Isabela.

Imelda is busy everyday selling different vegetables and fruits from the community. She sells her products from house to house in her neighborhood.

During her hectic schedule, she makes sure that she also spends time with her family. She is a loving and hardworking mother and she ensures that she cooks for her children and her spouse Wilson.

To have additional income, she is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy string beans, squash and tomatoes to expand her business and ensure that she can give the family its daily needs.

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
  • 872
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Imelda to buy string beans, squash and tomatoes for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2012