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Juling is 38 years old, married, and they have four children. She is an entrepreneur who buys and sells junk for a profit. Aside from her junk-selling business, she also makes barbecue sticks to sell. She offers sticks to nearby barbecue stands. She wants her business to grow and this is the reason why she is asking for the financial assistance of lenders and borrowing an additional capital of P5,000 to buy more newspapers, empty cans, and bottles to sell.

Juling is hoping that someday she can have continuous profits and lift her family out of poverty.

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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
  • 384
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Juling to buy more newspapers, empty cans, and bottles to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013