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Guillerma is 39 years old and married to Juanito, a farmer. They live in the village of Cabisera 5, San Antonio, Ilagan, Isabela together with their three children: Janimar, 20 years old, who took an automotive course for two years; Joana May, 11 years old, an elementary student and John Jomer, 10 years old. Guillerma is thankful for having her loving family that chooses to be happy despite the hardships of life.

Guillerma chose hog raising as her business. At present, she would like to request a loan of PHP 5,000 as business capital. She plans to use the loan to buy additional piglets and a feed supply. She dreams of sending her children to college and for them to have a better way of living someday. As a mother, she will do her very best to succeed in her endeavor.

She promised herself to work hard for the education of her children and provide them with their needs.

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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
  • 749
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,295,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Guillerma to purchase piglets and a feed supply.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009