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Jovita and her husband are both farmers residing in a rural community. They were blessed with three children and they want them to become successful someday. For this reason, Jovita engages in cooking and selling meals and snacks to generate additional income. She aims to strengthen this business in order to earn more profits.

Jovita is asking for additional capital of 7,000 Philippine pesos to buy pork, dressed chicken, fish, vegetables and seasonings to be cooked and sold in the local community. She is hoping that the loan will help her improve her business.

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
  • 2078
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,219,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Jovita to buy pork, dressed chicken, fish, vegetables and seasonings to be cooked and sold.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013