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Dante is 59 years old and runs his retail business well with the help of his wife. He sells fish and various kinds of vegetables that he grows. Dante is thankful that he is still able to run his business well. He wants to keep his business productive and profitable but struggles with the shortage of capital.

Dante is requesting a 20,000 PHP loan to buy vegetable seeds, fish, and additional items for his store. He hopes that his loan will help improve his vegetable production and sales to obtain greater income. Dante is looking forward to the approval of his loan so he can sustain his family, provide basic necessities, and get ahead in life.

Additional Information

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
  • 419
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dante to buy vegetable seeds, fish, and additional items for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013