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Sharon, 24 years old, is married with one child. She's into the fish selling business in their village. She used to buy some fish at the public market in Cauayan City and sell it in their village. She's been in business for almost two years. She is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase additional fish to sell. Her profits will be used for their daily expenditures.

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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
  • 2101
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,219,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sharon to purchase additional fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013