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Marieta is 41 years old and widowed. She lives with her child in the community of Casibarag, in the province of Isabela. Marieta operates a business selling fruits and vegetables and she needs to work hard to provide for the needs of her child.

Marieta is requesting a 7,000 PHP loan to buy bananas, eggplant, squash, and beans to sell to local customers.

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
  • 2113
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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 $175 helped Marieta to buy bananas, eggplant, squash, and beans for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013