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Rosalina operates a business raising hogs to sell for profit. She is 56 years old and married; her spouse works as a construction worker. Rosalina is thankful for acquiring a good income from her business, usually earning about PHP 2,000 for each hog she is able to sell. Rosalina wants to improve her income, so she is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines for the hogs.

In the future, Rosalina would like to establish a small store to increase her income. This will help her attain economic stability.

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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
  • 1192
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,466,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rosalina to buy hog feed, vitamins and vaccines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012