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Dionisia raises hogs within her local community. She is 48 years old and married. She and her husband are blessed with four children.

Dionisia has raised hogs for 28 years. Her eldest child is married and the other three are still single. Dionisia also manages 8,000 sq. meters of rice field. Dionisia plans to purchase livestock feed and essential vitamins for her hogs with the loan of PHP 10,000. She believes that this loan will keep her hogs healthier and free of any unnecessary diseases. In this way, she can sell her hogs at a better price which will help her pay for her family's daily needs and improve their 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
  • 861
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dionisia to buy livestock feed and essential vitamins for her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2013