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Irene is a hog-raiser living in Peñablanca with her two children. She raise hogs to re-sell to butchers upon achieving the desired weight. She makes profits from her business and has been able to give an allowance to her children.

She would like to keep selling healthy hogs that is why she is asking for a loan of PHP 8,000 to buy feed and vaccines for hogs. It will ensure good nutrition. She aims to become a successful hog-raiser and keep improving her family's 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
  • 1010
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Irene to buy feed and vaccines for hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013