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Carolina is 47 years old, married and lives with her family in the village of Ilagan. For the last nine years, she has made a living by running a shop where she makes and sells doors, windows and kitchens. She has lots of experience in this field, a good reputation, and is well known in her area. Carolina is applying for a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy an additional aluminum-cutting machine and to make new items to sell. Her goal is to increase her profits to give her family a better quality of life.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 374
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,797,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Carolina to buy additional supplies and equipment for a metal shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 11, 2012
Jul 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013