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Genita is 32 years old and is a resident of Barangay Binarzang, Quirino, Isabela. She is happily married to Jomar, a simple farmer. They have been married for two years but do not yet have children. They hope that someday they will be able to start a family. This dream inspires them more than anything else to work hard.

Since their marriage, Genita has maintained a general store. She and her husband are working hard, not only to meet their daily needs, but also to save for their future family. At present, Genita would like to expand her business by purchasing more merchandise for her store. She hopes to obtain a loan of 10,000 PHP to use toward the growth and progress of her business.

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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.

ASKI’s motto is “Together, let’s make things happen!” Join ASKI's Kiva Lending Team or view its website.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 346
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,920,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Genita to use toward the growth and progress of her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2009
Aug 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010