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Pilar is 41 years old and has two children. She is from the village of San Antonio. Pilar is engaged in a food processing business. She usually sells "toccino" and "langgonisa" in her village. She wants to have more frozen food to sell.

To this end, Pilar is asking for a loan in the amount of PHP 15,000 to buy hot dogs, ham, "toccino" and "langgonisa" to sell. She hopes to grow and expand her business as well as improve her family's standard of living.

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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
  • 347
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,736,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Pilar to buy hot dogs, ham, "toccino" and "langgonisa" to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013