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Hog raising has been Jocelyn's business. She is 43 years old and married. Aside from her livestock business, she also owns three hectares of rice field and one hectare of corn farm. According to her, farming has been the primary source of income of her family.

Jocelyn wants to raise her hogs to be healthy and free from any diseases so that she can obtain an increased income and more loyal buyers. To make her dreams come true, she is seeking a loan of PHP 20,000 which will be used to buy livestock feed and vitamins for her hogs. She knows that someday she could be a better businesswoman provided that the lenders continue to support her financially.

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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
  • 871
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Jocelyn to buy livestock feed and vitamins for raising her 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