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Pacita is a hardworking mother who operates a store and raises hogs for future sale; she established the latter enterprise to increase her income. Married to a farmer, she is the mother of two children, the eldest presently working in a restaurant, while the youngest is in high school.

Pacita is now requesting a loan of P50,000 to buy feeds, vitamins and medicines for her 11 piglets. With proper growth and nutrition, she can sell them for a good price, thereby increasing her income.

Pacita aims to have a business well-diversified and establish a stable income for the overall welfare of the family.

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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
  • 712
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,222,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Pacita to buy feeds, vitamins and medicines for piglets' sustainability.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012