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Ederlina has operated her store and eatery for 34 years. She is now 55 years of age, and married with three children. Her main goal is to increase the income she earns so she will not rely on her children's help when she gets weak.

At this time, only her youngest child attends school. In order to achieve her goals, she is asking for a loan of PHP 8,000, which allows her to buy grocery items and raw vegetables for her store and eatery business.

Ederlina believes that she can improve her financial stability through hard work and initiative in running her store and eatery.

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
  • 1797
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Ederlina to buy grocery items and raw vegetables for her store and eatery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2013
Oct 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014