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Julia is an industrious woman. She is 50 years old, married and has children to sustain. She is married to a farmer. To supplement her spouse's income, she raises hogs to sell upon maturity. She also cooks dimsums such as fish balls and kikiams to sell. She only earns minimal income and hopes to increase it. That is why she is asking for a loan of 9,000 PHP. She will use the loan to buy feed and medicines for her hogs and to buy more fish balls to sell.

Julia hopes to keep extending good services and earn for her children's education so that they can have good employment someday.

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
  • 1072
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,436,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Julia to buy feed and medicines for her hogs and to buy more fish balls to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013