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Oscar is glad because his dedication and perseverance in his farming and livestock business have allowed him to overcome trials in life. He loves to care for animals because it helps him very much and most especially in generating funds for his family's needs. He raised three pigs, one sow and 30 goats. Oscar started his livestock business in the year 1990. He plans to increase the number of pigs he raises so that he can send his two children to higher levels of education. To make his dream possible, he is seeking a loan of PHP 25,000. This amount of loan will really be a big help in obtaining his goal in life because he can improve the growth of the hogs he raises by providing necessary livestock feed and vitamins.Oscar believes that success in life relies on wise management and hard work.

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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
  • 743
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,312,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Oscar to buy livestock feed and vitamins for his pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 5, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2013