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Rema, 39, is responsible for her family. She patiently sells Avon products plus operates her piggery business. Her husband works as a farmer in the village. They both work hard to support their needs. Rema said that she will do everything to lift her family out of poverty, and that is why she is also engaged in two kinds of businesses. Rema is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase Avon products such as makeup and underwear and feed and vitamins to sustain her hogs. She hopes that she can get the amount she has requested to further develop her 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
  • 1394
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,123,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rema to purchase Avon products such as makeup and underwear and to purchase feed and vitamins to sustain her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013