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Lilia is 55 years old, married and has three grown-up children. She has been engaged in selling footwear in the market to generate income. She aims to improve and strengthen the business to make it more viable and profitable. She has been in the business for almost four years and usually earns a profit of 8,000.00 PHP a month that she utilizes for her family's daily consumption and allowances for her children in school. To improve the business, she is asking for additional capital of 50,000.00 PHP to buy additional stocks of footwear like shoes, sandals and slippers to sell. Through her patience and hard work, she believes that she will further improve the business through this financial assistance.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 358
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,814,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Lilia to buy additional shoes, sandals and slippers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013