A loan of $125 helped to purchase additional products to sell.


Rosemarie Flor's story

Rosemarie Flor L. is from the village of Brgy. Bonfal Proper, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. She is 28 years old, married and has two infant-aged children. To make a living, Rosemarie Flor owns and operates a business venture selling rice in the local community. Rosemarie Flor has been engaged in her business for over four years and earns approximately 6,000 PHP per month from these activities.

In 2010, Rosemarie Flor joined Kiva partner, ASKI, to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her first from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to financially support immediate members of her family.

About ASKI

ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 29 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: August 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: August 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)