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Jonalyn is 26 years old, married and has one child. Her husband is working abroad as a seaman. Jonalyn sells grocery items like sugar, coffee curls and breads in a stall in the market. When Jonalyn finds products customers want and that generates income, she extends her stall and the products she sells.
Jonalyn wants to expand her stall to gain higher income from the business. She wants to borrow PHP 30,000 to buy grocery items like powdered milk, canned goods, and spices. She hopes the loan will enable her to purchase the items at discounted prices.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 806
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,360,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Jonalyn to buy grocery items like powdered milk, canned goods, and spices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013