A loan of $425 helped additional capital for making "Kaing" (large baskets used for storage of dry goods and products).


Gloria's story

Gloria A. hails from the island village of Buhangin, Binangonan, Rizal province in the Philippines. She is 46 years old and mother to six. Three of her children are of legal age already and three are still minors who are still studying. Her husband, Maximino, is a carpenter and is 50 years-old.
In 2006, she joined ASHI (Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc.), an MFI and KIVA partner in the Philippines, full of determination and aspirations to rise above poverty. Her primary business is making of kaing (Big baskets used as storage for various products). She proposes a loan of 20,000 pesos as additional capital for making kaing. She has regular customers and she also accepts orders.
She is optimistic that with her regular customers and with the orders she receives, she can make a sound and strong business. She also aspires to send her younger children to college and find jobs so they don't experience the same life that she has.



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