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Jun 2, 2016 6:48 PM ET

Archived: Philippines: A loan of $1,075 helps Anita to buy a variety vegetables to sell.

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Bagong Tanza, Aurora, Isabela, Philippines / Fruits & Vegetables




A loan of $1,075 helps Anita to buy a variety vegetables to sell.



Anita’s story

Anita is supportive mother to her three children. She is 49 years old and married to a tricycle driver.

She sells a variety of vegetables within her locality. Aside from being a rolling vendor, she also raises hog.

Though she encounters many challenges in running her businesses, she has not lost her hopes in life; instead it serves as her guiding principle to improve her family’s living conditions.

With her determination to have a progressive and profitable business, Anita is asking for a loan of PHP50,000. to buy a variety vegetables to sell.


This loan is special because:

It allows this borrower to access a loan, plus other family-oriented services.


Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



More about this loan


About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI):

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.


A loan of $1,075 helps Anita to buy a variety vegetables to sell.



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