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Joemar's business is raising hogs, just like many other entrepreneurs in his village. He patiently raises hogs and resells them upon maturity. Joemar is 37 years old. He is married with four children.

Joemar wants to raise more hogs. For this reason, he is now asking for a loan of 30,000 PHP to keep growing healthy hogs. He will buy feed and vaccines to nourish them. In the future, Joemar hopes to keep improving his sales and earn funds to be used for emergency purposes.

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
  • 727
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,194,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Joemar buy feed and vaccines to nourish his hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 8, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013