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Evelyn A. is from the village of Cabaruan,Naguilian,Isabela. She is 29 years old and married. To make a living, Evelyn owns & operates a business venture in the agriculture sector raising livestock. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from raising pigs for sale. Evelyn earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Evelyn joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Evelyn is requesting a new loan of 4000 PHP which will be used to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell in the future. This loan will be the first loan taken out by Evelyn from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her business.

About ASKI:

ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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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
  • 1819
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,851,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Evelyn to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell in the future.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2009
Dec 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010