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Being a responsible mother, Vivian is concerned with the future of their children. Therefore, Vivian aimed to become financially stable in order to give their children a bright future. She is 32 years old and was blessed with three children. Since farming is the main source of their living, they work hard and strive harder to increase their yields and thereby earn a higher income to satisfy their needs and to finance the education of their children.

Due to financial difficulties, she is asking an additional capital of PHP15,000 to buy fertilizers and pesticides to sustain their rice production. She believes that the loan will help them to increase their production and income. She mentioned that hard work and sacrifices are the only way to attain success.

In the future, Vivian dreams that their business will grow and their children will all graduate from college.

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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
  • 674
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,141,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Vivian to buy fertilizers and pesticides to sustain the rice production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 23, 2011
Sep 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2012