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Venus
Venus has run a retail store for two years. She is 25 years of age and married with two children. Venus aspires to have a stable source of income so she can give her children a quality education, support a comfortable lifestyle for them, and sustain their basic necessities. The couple both work hard to earn a living.

Venus would like to request a loan of 7,000 PHP, which allows her to buy stock for her retail store. She hopes for continuous access to financial assistance in order to fulfill her goal in life. Venus hopes for approval of her requested loan amount so she can continue to improve her sales and income.

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
  • 1417
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,117,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Venus to buy stock for her retail store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 20, 2013
Listed
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 19, 2013