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Omar is a hard-working and industrious man. He is married and blessed with five children. His five children are still studying. His wife's business is buying and selling gasoline.

Omar currently is raising three sows and four hogs to be fattened. He would like to make his hogs healthy so he could sell them at a better price. So, he decided to apply for a loan of PHP 20,000, allowing him to buy the necessary hog feed and vitamins for their proper growth.

Omar believes that his business will continue to grow and obtain greater income for him to educate all his five children and provide their everyday basic needs.

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
  • 1639
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,717,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Omar to buy necessary feed and vitamins for raising his pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013