Total loan: $650


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Linao East Tuguegarao,City, Cagayan Valley, Philippines / Retail

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Emelita's story

Emelita Q. is from the city of Linao East Tuguegarao City. She is 39 years old. Emelita is still single. To make a living, Emelita owns & operates a general store. where she sells a variety of different products in the local community. Emelita has been engaged in her business for over 10 years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month for these activities. Emelita joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to engage in business activities. Emelita is requesting a new loan of 30000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This will be the second loan taken out by Emelita from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family. About ASKI: ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.