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Melody
Melody is 43 years old and married with three children. Melody's husband works as a farmer in their village. Melody raises hogs in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 19 years and usually receives an income of PHP 2,500 per piglet.

At this time, Melody is requesting a loan in the amount of PHP 5,000 to buy feed and vaccines for the proper growth of her hogs. She hopes to earn more income in the future.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 293
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,849,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Melody to buy feed and vaccines for the proper growth of her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2012
Listed
May 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 19, 2012