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Marivic is 48 years old and is married to Rolando. The couple is thankful because they have been blessed with four children. They all live in the village of Sillawit. Marivic has a retail store based in their home. She has been doing this for three years and earns about PHP 300 a day. At this time, Marivic is asking for a loan in the amount of PHP 7,000 to buy canned goods, noodles, assorted bread, and condiments to sell. She would like to make the business more profitable in order to earn funds for the college education of her children. When they earn degrees, they will find good jobs for the welfare of their own lives someday.

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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
  • 720
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,241,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Marivic to buy canned goods, noodles, assorted bread, and condiments to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013