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Remy is a widowed mother of three children. She manages a small tailoring business in their village. Remy learned the business when she worked as a sewer for someone who has a tailoring shop. Now Remy is sewing school and office uniforms. She also offers clothing repairs.

At her age of 57, Remy can still manage her business. Remy wishes for a loan of 25,000 PHP to buy textiles to sew. She hopes to meet her costumers' demand for better services and good income as well. Remy wishes for the growth of 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
  • 1858
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Remy to buy textiles to sew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2013
Feb 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013