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Esther Jean
Esther Jean is a 20-year-old who engages in buying and selling fruits and vegetables as a source of income. She helps her husband in earning their meager living through this occupation.

With the desire to improve their lifestyle, she is borrowing PHP 15,000 to buy more fruits and vegetables to sell, to have more income for their daily needs. She wishes to build a new business, such as a sari-sari (variety) store, as an additional source of income.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 950
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,434,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Esther Jean to buy more fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 22, 2012
Listed
Sep 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013