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Joselita's greatest dream in life is that her six children should finish their education. By retailing of clothes and blankets she has been able to meet their basic needs in their household. Joselita is 45 years old and is married. Her husband is a driver.

Joselita sells clothes in the market. She has been in this business for 19 years. Joselita is striving. She is the one who manages the business and no one assists her in selling. Joselita aims for the growth of the business. She wants to add some clothes to sell, to increase her profit and cover the school expenses of her children. She is asking for a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy pants, dresses and underwear. She looks toward the success of the business and the time when she can realize her greatest dream in 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.

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
  • 369
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,916,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Joselita to buy pants, dresses and underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2013