A loan of $200 helped to purchase additional products to sell.


Eva's story

Eva P. is from the village of Maligaya, Cauayan City, Isabela. She is 20 years old and is single.

Eva owns and operates a general store, selling both food and daily-use products in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for almost two years and earns approximately 3,500 PHP a month.

In 2009, Eva joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 7,000 PHP from ASKI. This previous loan was used to purchase additional products to sell.

Eva is requesting a new loan of 8,000 PHP which will again be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her 3rd from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.


About ASKI:
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has twenty-one branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small-business entrepreneurs.


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