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Lorna proves to be a responsible housewife. She engages herself in buying and selling of dry goods in the public market to help her husband in gaining income. She is 40 years old and has two school-age children. She aimed to improve her business to help her husband in financing the education of their children who are now in college level.

She is asking for additional capital of 30,000 PHP to buy stocks of t-shirts, pants, underwear, blouses, skirts, jackets and short pants to sell. She believes that she can improve the business through her patience and hard work.

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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
  • 374
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Lorna to buy t-shirts, pants, underwear, blouses, skirts, jackets and short pants to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2011
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012