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Geraldine is married and has two children. Geraldine engages in a direct-selling business in which she sells fragrances, lotions, shampoo, and lipstick. Geraldine started in the business as a franchise dealer almost two years ago. Then, she realized that if she had her own stall, she would increase her income from the business.

Geraldine just started her own business eight months ago. Her goal is to expand her stall and purchase additional products to sell. She wishes for a loan of P30,000 to purchase underwear, cologne, and makeup to sell. Geraldine is striving to achieve her goal.

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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.

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
  • 1888
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,096,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Geraldine to purchase underwear, cologne, and makeup to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013