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A father with determination and dedicated for his work. Samuel, 47 years old with two children married to Estrella. He has engaged in farming for ten years together with his wife. Samuel accepted that his life is not perfect, most especially when their business in not good because of the calamity. But, he strives well to overcome his problems. Samuel is requesting a loan amounting Php 30,000 to buy fertilizer, pesticide and seed for his farm. Samuel dreams that he can renovate their house to have a better living conditions.

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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
  • 712
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,222,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Leopoldo to buy fertilizer, pesticide and seed for his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 13, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013