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Every day she is very optimistic that she can receive a gift through her business. Emilie is 42 years old and has one child. They live in Cauayan city in the province of Isabela. Emilie works hard for the fulfillment of their dreams in life. She is a vendor in the market. She sells different merchandise in order to earn a living. Some of her products include vegetables. She would like to request a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy fish sauce, vegetable oil, onions, garlic and salt to resell. She is always busy with her venture to earn a living. She wishes that somehow, someday, they can improve their poor living conditions so that her child and future families will not suffer so much from life's difficulties.

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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
  • 453
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,733,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Emilie to buy fish sauce, vegetable oil, onion, garlic and salt to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013