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Maryjane is a 27-year-old married woman with two children. She has been managing her grocery store for seven years. She sells a variety of goods in her store such as beverages, soft drinks, canned goods and noodles. She would like to increase the stock of her goods and the variety of groceries in her business in order to attract more consumers. She is requesting additional capital amounting to PHP 25,000 to purchase canned biscuits, ice cream, chips and sweets. This amount would be useful in improving her business. She hopes that her wish loan will be approved.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1443
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,280,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maryjane to purchase canned biscuits, ice cream, chips and sweets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2013