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Estelita admires her neighbor for being hard-working. To make a living, she manages a retail business which sells cosmetic products such as beauty products and fragrances. She has been in her business for five years and wish that she will continue to maintain the business.

Estelita is married to a mechanic and blessed with four children. Through her income and the earnings of her husband, she was able to send her children to school and they were able to finish their degrees. Estelita wish to continue and improve her business while she can manage it.

With regards to the improvement of her business, Estelita is requesting a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy lipstick, make-up and fragrances.

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
  • 400
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,611,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Estelita buy lipstick, make-up and fragrances.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013