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Mila is 52 years old, married and lives in Sampaguita. To make a living, Mila operates a store selling grocery items to the people in her village. She also sells livestock feed as additional income. Her spouse is her partner in managing the business. She hopes to keep increasing sales and wants to buy more merchandise. A loan of P50,000 will help supplement her funds to buy eggs, breads, noodles and livestock feed to sell.

With determination and patience, Mila will achieve more profit and a progressive life for her family someday.

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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.

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
  • 993
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Mila to buy eggs, breads, noodles and livestock feed to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013