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Jomar is 38 years old and is married with two children. Jomar is willing to work hard to lift up his family from their poor living conditions. Jomar has patience in managing his farm, and at the same time, he is also engaged in a hog-raising business. He has been doing this for five years and earns approximately 7,500 PHP (Philippines pesos) per hog after four months.

At this time, Jomar is asking for a loan in the amount of 20,000 PHP to buy feed and vaccines to sustain his hogs. Jomar hopes to improve his business.

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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
  • 1472
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,151,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Jomar to buy feed and vaccines to sustain his hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013