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Elenita Languido's Group
In this Group: Elenita, Violeta, Robenita , Jesusa , Lolita , Rosemarie , Rosalia
Elenita is a married woman with three adult children. She is 52 years old and has had a food-selling business for 10 years. She sells vegetables like cabbage, eggplant and some other varieties to generate profits daily. Elenita has been in this business for 10 years.

She is the group leader of her group of seven members. They have individual loan requests and will pay collectively every week. Elenita is requesting a loan of 9,000 Philippines pesos to buy vegetables to sell such as pechay (cabbage), tomatoes and potatoes too. In the future, Elenita hopes to provide a sustainable livelihood for her family to progress.

About ASKI: ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 38 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 435
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,767,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Elenita Languido's Group's $1,350 loan helped a member to buy vegetables to sell such as pechay (cabbage), tomatoes and potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2011
May 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2011