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Editha is from the small village of Villa Domingo. She is 54 years old and married with four children.

Editha is willing to work hard to lift her family from poor living. That's why she is busy managing their farm land with her husband.

Editha has been engaged in her business for 30 years. She usually earns about 25,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) every crop season. Right now, she is asking for a loan of 30,000 PHP to buy fertilizers and seedlings to sustain the proper growth of her business.

She believes that, through her loan, she can obtain the farm supplies that she needs for her business. She also hopes to increase her income to secure the needs of her family.

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
  • 421
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Editha to buy fertilizers and seedlings to sustain the proper growth of her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013