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Vilma
Vilma is 42 years old, married and has six children. Her husband is a farmer who raises corn in their field. With her determination to help her husband meet their family's needs, Vilma plants a large area of vegetables in their field and sells to buyers at harvest time.

Vilma wants to harvest her vegetables without damage and insects in order to encourage more buyers. She is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy herbicides to spray on her planted vegetables. Vilma anticipates producing a better quality of vegetables, selling more, and earning a higher income.

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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
  • 1511
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,164,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Vilma to buy herbicides to spray on her planted vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 23, 2013