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Juliet is a native of Cagayan, Province. She is 29 years old, married and has two kids, ages 11 and 3. She is engaged in a sari-sari store business (a community-based variety store) in their village. Her store is made from very simple materials and is quite small. When she has no customers, she does household chores and takes care of their youngest child.

Her store is open from 6 in the morning until 8 in the evening. She hopes to improve her store into a bigger one and to be able to sell different commodities to meet the demands of her customers and also to generate a higher income. Thus, Juliet is requesting a loan from the lenders in the amount of PHP 12,000.00 as additional capital for her business to become productive.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 419
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Juliet business capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009