Total loan: $800


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ALIAGA, NUEVA ECIJA, Central Luzon, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy additional vegetables to sell.

Maricel's story

Maricel is a hardworking mother and businesswoman who resides in Aliaga, Nueva Ecija. She is 35 years old and happily married to Nilo. They are blessed with one child. Maricel has been selling different types of vegetables for almost three years as her source of income.

Maricel has been a reliable client of Alalay sa Kaunlaran (ASKI) for about a year. She has been granted a loan of 40,000 PHP under ASKI’s business loan program. The loan proceeds will be used to buy additional vegetables to sell so that she can earn more income to support her family’s needs. Her dream is to see her child finish her education. Maricel also wants to expand her business. She believes she can achieve a better way of life with the help of ASKI and the Kiva lenders.