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Elizabeth is a 49-year-old married woman with seven children. Three are still studying; the rest live with them.

She is raising hogs to fatten and sell to butchers as her business. She usually earns PHP 3,000 whenever she sells an animal.

She would like to buy another piglet to raise, so she is asking for a loan of PHP 4,000 to buy a piglet and more feed.

She hopes to continue raising hogs for the improvement of the overall living condition of her family.

Additional Information

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
  • 1815
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,851,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Elizabeth to buy a piglet and more feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Apr 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012