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Carlito is 42 years of age, married, and has five children. He's been a farmer for six years and has been raising rice crops on his two hectares of rice field. Each growing season, he make sure that his farm plot is well prepared, containing nutrients to ensure the proper growth of his crop.

Carlito would like to maintain his good crop production so he can meet the family's daily needs and let his three children finish their studies. Carlito approaches life with determination. He is asking for additional capital so he can provide all the necessary farm supplies needed in his farming business. He is asking for a loan of PHP 30,000 which will be use to buy certified seed and fertilizer. He hopes to obtain his requested loan amount so he can reach his goals.

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
  • 2102
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Carlito to buy certified seed and fertilizer for his rice field.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 29, 2013