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Macrino is a 37-year-old, hardworking farmer. He is married and helps to raise two children. He has the responsibility of satisfying the wants and needs of his family, which is why he sacrifices his time working in the field. He wants to improve their lives through his patience and hard work.

Now, Macrino is requesting a loan in the amount of 25,000 PHP to buy seeds, fertilizers, and insecticides. These agricultural inputs are very important to develop his business. He would be very happy if his requested loan is approved.

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
  • 1891
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,001,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Macrino to expand and improve his business by purchasing seeds, fertilizers, and insecticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013