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Elsie is from the village of Cabisera 5. She is 32 years old. Elsie is married and has three school-aged children. Elsie owns and operates a transportation business. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes from providing motorcycle transport to local community members. Elsie is requesting a new loan of 7,000 PHP, which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. She plans to use the additional profit generated from the business to improve/expand her business.

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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
  • 759
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Elsie to repair a transport vehicle used in the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013