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Janeth, 36, is married and blessed with three children. She has owned and managed a vegetable farm in her village for almost 13 years, where she plants a variety of vegetables such as string beans, eggplants, tomatoes, and squash. When harvest season comes, she will deliver her vegetables to the public market. Janeth is earns a net income of 5,000 PHP every month. Her monthly net income usually goes to her children's allowances.

Janeth is asking for a loan of 20,000 PHP to purchase vegetable seedlings and fertilizers. She's hoping the loan will help her improve her business.

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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
  • 359
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,916,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Janeth to purchase vegetable seedlings and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Feb 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013