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Erlinda is a hard working mother and blessed with three children. To generate income, she engages in selling snack foods in the rural community. She aims to earn and save more income in order to satisfy their necessities and save for their future.

To further improve the business, she is asking for a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy boiled corn, coconut pie, coconut juice and momma to sell. Through her patience and determination she believes that her business will continue generating more profit.

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
  • 438
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,767,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Erlinda to buy boiled corn, coconut pie, coconut juice and momma to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014