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Virginia
Virginia is 38 years old and married with three children. She works selling fish to the people in her village and usually earns about 3,000 PHP each month that she uses for meals, to pay bills at home, and as an allowance for her children.

Virginia is requesting a 15,000 PHP loan to buy more fish, such as milk fish, mud fish, and crabs, to sell. Her loan will help increase her sales and income from her business. In the future, she hopes to keep earning and saving funds to use in times of emergencies.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,678,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Virginia to buy milk fish, mud fish, and crabs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2013
Listed
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 19, 2013