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Perlita
Perlita is a hard working mother who raises hogs to help her husband generate income. They live in a village, planting and harvesting rice and vegetables for sale. These hogs, rice, and vegetables are the family's major sources of income, and they aim to improve their poor living condition so they can give their children a bright future. Despite problems and difficulties in life, Perlita and her husband are determined to achieve their goals.

Perlita's plan is to raise and sell more pigs, but she does not have enough money to start. So, she is asking for an additional of 45,000 PHP to buy additional piglets, along with feed, vitamins, and vaccines. She believes that this financial assistance will enable her to improve the business, allowing her to make it viable and profitable in the future.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 421
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,706,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Perlita to buy additional piglets plus feed, vitamins, and vaccines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2012
Listed
Sep 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2013