A loan of $575 helped to purchase additional inventory of soft drinks.

Priscilla's story

Priscilla B. is a very strong-minded woman and she notes that she works hard to better her life. Despite hardships brought about by poverty, Priscilla remains strong and dedicated in her pursuit to improve her family’s standard of living. What motivates her all day is her aspiration to give her family a brighter future.

To make a good living, Priscilla is a soft drinks dealer in her community. She has been in this business for nine years. She joined ASHI, a micro-finance institution and Kiva partner in the Philippines, in 2007. During the course of her membership, Priscilla has been a good performer: valued for her attendance at center meetings, repayments and business. She is now applying for her fourth loan, this time for 25,000 Philippine pesos, to obtain additional inventory of soft drinks. She is positive that with access to additional working capital through ASHI and Kiva, her dreams of an expanded business will be achieved.

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