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Susan, 48 years old, has been engaged in farming for almost 25 years. She always wants to get high yields and earn a large income at every crop harvest. Susan runs the rice farming business with the help of her loving husband. She has four children attending high school or college.

Susan’s revenue from farming depends on the climate and the variety of seeds planted. She wants to get a better yield and be able to continue sending her children to school. Susan is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy hybrid seeds, fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides for farming. Susan believes that the loan will help her obtain her desires. She looks toward the improvement of her farming.

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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
  • 993
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Susan to buy hybrid seeds, fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011