A loan of $550 helped to buy raw materials for making furniture.


Marilou's story

Marilou is married and has one school-age child. To make a living, she owns and operates a furniture-making business. Most of her income comes from making and selling general household furniture to community members. Marilou has been engaged in her business for over two years. Marilou joined ASKI (one of Kiva's field partners) to gain access to financial services that would give her the ability to engage in business activities and thereby improve her living situation. Marilou is requesting a loan that will be used to purchase materials needed for making additional furniture. She plans to use the revenue generated from this loan to further develop her business. About ASKI: ASKI is one of the pioneer micro-finance institutions in the Philippines committed to serve the needy in Central and Northern Luzon through socio-economic development and holistic transformation.



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