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Shirline has operated her fruit and vegetable business for two years. She is 33 years of age and still single.

Shirline is a college graduate but she doesn't work in the field of her studies; instead, she enjoys her vending activity. She aims to re-stock her stall with a complete inventory of vegetables, selected fruits and ingredients. She is asking for a loan of PHP6,000. She knows that through this loan amount, she can also gain greater income enabling her to save for emergencies and to satisfy her customers' demand. Shirline believes that she will succeed in life and so will her business someday.

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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
  • 468
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,677,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Shirline to buy stocks of vegetables such as string beans, pechay (bok choi), eggplant, onion, ginger, garlic and tomatoes for her fruit and vegetable stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013