Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Estrelita sells fruits and vegetables in the market. She has been doing this for one year and earns a net income of about PHP 500 a day. Estrelita is doing her best to meet their family house hold needs. She wants to grow and expand her business.

To make it possible, Estrelita is asking for a loan of an amount of PHP 10,000 to buy eggplants, string beans, squash and bananas to sell. She believes that availing herself of the loan will have a positive impact on her business.

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
  • 359
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Estrelita to buy eggplants, string beans, squash and bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013