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As a farmer living in the Philippines, Roberto would like to achieve an abundant harvest during every crop season. Harvest season usually falls during the months of April and November. He earns about PHP 15,000 whenever he sells his crop.

Roberto is 40 years old and still single. He lives with his mother in Roma Norte, Enrile. He had been involved in his farming business for almost 10 years. The profits earned from the business serves as their sustenance for meals and bills at home. Roberto is the breadwinner of the family. He is now asking for a loan to make his crop more productive by applying fertilizers and pesticides to it. He would like to ask for PHP 15,000 to buy farm inputs, such as fertilizers and pesticides used in farming.

In the future, Roberto would like to make his family economically stable.

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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
  • 1507
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,194,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Roberto to buy farm inputs, such as fertilizers and pesticides used in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 28, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012