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Total loan: $600

Elena

Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Central Luzon, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy ingredients for the food she cooks like fruit, vegetables, condiments, meat etc.


Elena's story

Elena is a 36-year-old businesswoman from Guimba, Nueva Ecija. She is happily married to Rodel, a security guard and they are blessed with one child. Elena manages a canteen in front of their house for almost 8 years now, where she sells different kinds of foods that she cooks.

She has been a good re-payer client of Alalay sa Kaunlaran (ASKI) Inc. for about 1 year.

Elena has been given a support through loan amounting to PHP 30,000 under the business loan program of ASKI. The loan will be used to buy ingredients for the food she cooks like fruit, vegetables, condiments, meat etc. so that she can offer more of different options of her specialty. The income generated will support her family's needs. Elena's dream is to have a decent house and to give a better future for her child.

She believes that through the kindness and support of ASKI and KIVA lender, she can provide a better life for her family.