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Belina is 45 years old and married; she does not have any children. She buys and sells dry goods to help her husband in generating income. She aims to improve the business, generate sufficient income to satisfy their necessities, and save for future emergencies.

To improve the business, Belina is asking for a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy more stock of t-shirts, blouses, skirts, pants, jackets, sweaters, and underwear to sell.

Through this financial assistance, she believes she will make additional improvements in the business, and hopes she will become successful in the future.

Additional Information

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
  • 1794
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,886,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Belina to buy more stock of t-shirts, blouses, skirts, pants, jackets, sweaters, and underwear to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013