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Alejandra
Alejandra is a patient woman who poured out her passion and skills in cooking food as a business. She cooks food for snacks and daily meals and sells them to the people in their village. She is 53 years old and had three children.

Alejandra is now asking for a loan of 20,000 PHP to invest in making her food selling business more profitable. She will buy meat, eggs and ingredients used in cooking meals to sell.

In the future, Alejandra hopes to keep selling delicious foods to elevate her income for her family's overall welfare.

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
  • 991
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,483,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Alejandra to buy meat, eggs and ingredients used in cooking snacks and meals to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 14, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 24, 2013