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Juliet is a graduate in economics. She is living with her long-time partner and three children.

In the year 1998, she applied for work as salesclerk at City Colorland. Luckily, she was hired as a salesclerk in the same year.

Nowadays, she manages her rice retailing, frozen foods and boarding house businesses. Aside from these businesses, Juliet also manages her transportation business as her additional source of income.

Juliet's goal is to earn greater profits, let her children finish their studies, uplift their living condition and have a stable source of income. So, she patiently runs all her businesses to make all her dreams possible. Her profits from her transportation, rice retailing and boarding house businesses were used to cover all their daily expenses, allowances of her three children and monthly payments for electric bills and water bills.

Now she is applying for additional working capital of PHP 40,000. She will use this amount to buy 15 sacks of rice and some frozen foods. She hopes for approval of this loan so that her goals in life will come to reality.

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
  • 364
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Juliet to buy 15 sacks of rice for her retailing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013