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Arsenia is 55 years old, married, and has four grown children. Three of her children are married and the fourth one is working.

Arsenia sells different kinds of slippers, sandals, shorts, pillowcases and blouses. She has been working in this kind of business for four years and four months. Arsenia would like to have a continuous supply of products for her business. She is asking for a loan of 18,000 PHP to purchase more sandals, slippers, shorts, pillowcases, and blouses. She hopes to obtain this loan so she can secure her family's future and provide for their basic needs.

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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
  • 1808
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Arsenia to buy sandals, slippers, shorts, pillowcases, and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013