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The selling of snack foods, fruits, and vegetables is Florida's business. This is her way of gaining income to sustain her two children, daily allowances, and her family's daily food. She has run this business in her village for 15 years. Florida dreams to have her own restaurant business. She is continuing to manage her business well, to improve it, to increase her income, and to be able to make her dream a reality.

Florida wishes for a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy grocery items like canned goods, soft drinks, and breads. Florida hopes that, through her loan, she will increase her income for her family's better future.

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
  • 409
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,913,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Florida to buy grocery items like canned goods, soft drinks, and breads for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2012
Jan 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013