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Ledelyn is 46 years old, married and blessed with one child who is now taking a college education. Ledelyn is a retired policewoman. Her husband is a farmer and her partner in making their living better.

With her determination to achieve her dream, which is giving the best way of living for her child, Ledelyn continues her journey in life by making and selling cooked foods for daily meals in their village. She has been in this type of business for 10 years. She just loves her work. That’s why she reached this long duration of managing her business.

Ledelyn's wish is for continued growth of her business to gain higher income and invest for an additional business as a source of income. She is requesting a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy meats and other ingredients to use in cooking food for meals. She hopes to manage her business well and to be able to attain her wish.

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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 443
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,731,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Ledelyn to buy ingredients to use in cooking food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012