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Valentina is 21years old and earns a living by direct selling of MSE and Avon products. She has been in this line of work for half a year and has been pursuing this while sending herself to school. She also thanks her parents for their support in her business.

Now, to improve her business, she is requesting a loan of Php 5,000 to buy Avon products such as face powder, lipstick and lotion that have been requested by her customers. She hopes that this loan will allow her to increase her sales and provide her greater funding for her schooling.

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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
  • 440
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Valentina to buy Avon products such as face powder, lipstick and lotion.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
May 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013