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Arthur is 43 years old and is married to Annie. He is a responsible and patient man who lives in Villa Concepcion with his family.

He enjoys his work as a farmer, although he encounters hardships in maintaining his cornfield, especially when a drought or flood occurs. He plants and harvests corn to sell to traders in the village.

In order to keep producing a good harvest, Arthur is requesting a loan of PHP 40,000 to buy corn seeds, fertilizers, and insecticides to maintain his crops. He would like to earn more income.

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
  • 1625
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,717,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Arthur to buy corn seeds, fertilizers, and insecticides to maintain his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2012