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Emma’s priority in life is to send her children in school until they finish college and hold a degree. Emma is 44 years of age, married and has five school age children. Her husband is her partner in managing her business. She and her husband sell plastic wares and kitchen wares in different villages.
Emma wishes to expand the products she sells to increase her income which she will use to attain her priority in life. She wanted to borrow a loan of 50,000 PHP to buy basins and some glassware products to sell. She hopes to avail the loan and expand the products she sells to gain income to further support her children's needs in school.

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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
  • 1859
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Emma to buy basins and some glassware products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2013