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Blesilda is 31 years old and married. She earns a living by running a mini-grocery in her village where she sells soft drinks, sugar, oil, coffee and vinegar. She is very committed to her business because it has been a great help in improving her family's living conditions and, most especially, saving for her future children.

She is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy frozen foods, soft drinks, biscuits, canned goods, cooking oil, rice and bread to sell to her customers. She hopes to use this loan to increase her profits and provide a good living for her family.

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
  • 432
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Blesilda to buy frozen foods, soft drinks, biscuits, canned goods, cooking oil, rice and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013