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Lilia, 53 years old, is married to a farmer and they have been blessed with three children. They are currently residing in the village of San Antonio. She has owned and operated a retail store for almost 20 years. In this business she's earning a net income of about Php 5,000 a month.

She would like to get a loan amounting to Php 25,000 to purchase canned goods, biscuits, noodles and beverages. Her income is usually spent on their household expenditures, and that's why she wants a loan from those generous lenders - to gain more income from 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
  • 324
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,768,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Lilia to purchase canned goods, biscuits, noodles and beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013