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Dante is a 41-year-old man who lives in the village of San Antonio with his wife and three kids. He is a persistent and very responsible man with a great desire to get ahead every day. For eight years, Dante has run a grocery store in town. He sells mostly food products and manages to earn a significant income, which enables him to provide for his family. His business is the only income for the family. Dante requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to increase his revenues.

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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
  • 1892
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,096,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dante to buy drinks, sugar, shampoo, and snack foods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Jan 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013