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Avelina is a responsible housewife who supports her husband in satisfying their necessities and financing the education of their four children. To generate income, she is engaged in the cooking and selling of snacks and meals in the community. She aims to make the business profitable in order to generate a higher income.

She plans to cook and sell different kinds of recipes but she doesn't have enough capital. For this reason, she is asking for additional capital of 10,000 PHP to buy vegetables, pork, fish, dressed chicken and seasonings to be cooked and sold in the local community. She believes that the loan will be a great help to her in making an improvement in 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
  • 331
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,752,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Avelina to buy vegetables, pork, fish, dressed chicken and seasonings to be cooked and sold.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013