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Due to the hardship of living, Febelyn engages in buying and selling of ukay-ukay (used clothes) in the public market to help her husband in generating income for the family. She aimed to improve and strengthen the business to generate sufficient income and continue sending their children to school.

In this regard, she planned to acquire more stocks of dry goods to sell in the market. But because of inadequate capital, she is asking for a loan of PHP 35,000 to buy the additional stocks of used clothes for sale.

Despite problems and difficulties in life, she has the strong determination to improve the business. She believes that her patience and hard work will help her to improve the 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.

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
  • 1458
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,251,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Febelyn to buy additional stocks of used clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2013