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Myrna is 31 years old and has two school aged children.

She is a farmer working in the Philippines and she earns PHP 8,000 per month. Myrna grows rice at their farm and has been doing it for almost six years.

Myrna is asking for a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase the needed agricultural inputs like fertilizers and pesticides.

In the future, Myrna hopes to have a plenty of harvest in order to have more income to be used in financing the education of their children and satisfying their daily basic needs.

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
  • 1430
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,148,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Myrna to purchase agricultural inputs like fertilizer and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 6, 2011
Jul 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2011