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Ana Lyd
Due to a lack of job opportunities, Ana Lyd a 40-year-old mother who decided to put up a small bookstore in her community to generate income. She was blessed with only one child because she was separated from her husband due to unavoidable circumstances. Despite this, she has the determination to uplift their status of living. To start the business, she is asking for additional capital of 10,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) to buy additional stock of books to sell like dictionaries, encyclopedias, magazines and other reference books to sell. She is hoping that her loan will help her improve the business in the future.

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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
  • 485
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ana Lyd to buy additional stock of books to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013