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Cristomie is 43 years of age, married and has two children who attend school. It is a big responsibility to be the head of the family. Cristomie always tries to give the best quality of life to his family. Cristomie's main source of income is farming. He also engages in a hog raising business as an additional source of income of the family to further sustain his family needs.

Cristomie is asking for a loan of P40,000 to buy piglets to raise and to buy feed for the hogs. He will manage his business well for a continuous source of income for the family and to be able allow his children to finish their education through income generated from the business. Cristomie wishes to see his children wearing a cap and gown for graduation and become professionals someday.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1219
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,454,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Cristomie to buy piglets to raise and to buy feed for the hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 28, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2012