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Being a responsible mother, Vilma is engaged in the hog-raising business to generate additional income. She is now 51 years old and was blessed with two children. She and her husband aim to improve their standard of living to satisfy their necessities and finance the education of their children. Due to financial difficulty, Vilma aims to improve her hog-raising business to increase her income.

Due to insufficient capital, Vilma is asking for an additional loan of PHP 10,000 to buy feed, vitamins, and additional piglets to raise. She believes that through patience and hard work, she will improve more of her business and hopes that she will improve her family's standard of living in the future to give her family a better life.

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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
  • 754
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Vilma to buy feed, vitamins, and additional piglets to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 20, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012