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Christopher is 38 years old. He is married and has five children. To generate income, he provides motorcycle transport services to local community members. He has been engaged in his business for more than six years and earns approximately 300 PHP daily. At this time, he is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP, which he will use to purchase equipment to improve his business. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve the general living conditions of his family.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 691
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,194,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Christopher to purchase equipment to improve his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013