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Mila is already 52 years old. She is engage in retailing of different vegetables. She operates her own business thru planting vegetables in their garden and during harvesting they have their buyers to get their vegetables. Sometimes she will sell it house to house in their Barangay at Bolinao Aurora, Isabela sometimes to other neighbor villages. Her business is their sole source of income to serve for her children allowances in school and to pay their tuition fees during school enrollments. Requesting the amount of PHP7, 000 is already of big help towards the development of her business in their village. She hopes that lenders will lend her loans because through her business she can fulfill her dreams for her children which is to finish their studies until college to able employ for decent jobs someday.

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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
  • 324
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,724,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Mila additional capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2009
Sep 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010