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Nida is 52 years old, married and has six children. Nida sews curtains, school and office uniforms to sell. Her spouse is a farmer. Together, they generate income for the family's sustenance. She usually earns about P8,000 each month in her business. She would like to increase her income to keep funding her children's school needs.

Nida is asking for a loan of P10,000 to buy thread, fabric, and tailoring chalk use in sewing. This will help improve her services.

Nida would like to keep improving services to her customers. Good sales from her small business will help her to achieve financial stability someday.

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
  • 456
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Nida to buy thread, fabric, and tailoring chalk used in sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013