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Maylene is 24 years old and engaged in the direct selling of Avon and Natasha products. She sells beauty products, sandals, shoes, clothes, bags and other accessories. According to Maylene, her business is going well but she still wants to buy additional products to sell in her village to gain extra income for her daily needs. In line with this, she is now asking for financial capital of 4,000 PHP. She will use the loan to increase her merchandise, which she believes will also increase her income.

Maylene is still single and she is helping her parents. She hopes that she can access the loan she is requesting. She works hard to earn more profit for her family's welfare.

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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
  • 330
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Maylene additional business capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010