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Pablo is 59 years old, married and has three children. Pablo is engage in planting and harvesting of rice in their village. Pablo is a wise man. He plants rice earlier to assure that his crop will sell to a higher price. He also plants rice earlier to avoid many diseases that may hit his crop.

Pablo is asking for a loan of PHP40,000 to buy seeds, fertilizers and insecticides to use in farming. He wants to be the earliest to plant rice. He believes that, through the loan, he can do it. Pablo looks towards the success of his business.

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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
  • 1160
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,443,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Pablo to buy seeds, fertilizers and insecticides to use in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 30, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012