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Nemia is 42 years old, married, and blessed with two children who are in school. Nemia is selling “ukay-ukay” (used clothing) and slippers in a public market as a source of income. With her determination to provide the best living conditions for her children, Nemia keeps on her journey to improve her business. She wishes for continued growth of her business in order to earn a higher income. Her goal is to invest in an additional business as a source of income. She is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy clothes and slippers. She hopes to manage her business well and to be able to have a better life.

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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
  • 497
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Nemia to buy clothes and slippers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013