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Janet, 43 years of age, is married. Her family lives in the village of Amobocan. Janet has had a retail store in their village for almost one year. Her net income is 5,000 PHP per month. Due to insufficient capital, she's asking for a loan of 12,000 PHP to buy everyday products, canned goods, noodles, and other basic ingredients to sell. Janet's business has been a great help in developing the family's living conditions. Janet says that she would like to continue receiving loans to aid the growth of her business and to generate profits to invest in the future.

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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
  • 390
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,631,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Janet to buy everyday products, canned goods, noodles, and other basic ingredients to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012