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Jimmy is a farmer. Since 2008, he has been engaged in growing crops like rice.
To manage the farm he is helped by his wife. He started his farming with the planting of corn in an open field. Jimmy decided to buy rice seeds for the expansion of cultivated areas and a drip irrigation system for watering.
His future plans are to get attachments for a tractor. His personal plans are to finish building a home.
He needs help to fund the tomato seeds and drip irrigation system, to further develop his farm.

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
  • 1404
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,122,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Jimmy to buy tomato seeds and a drip irrigation system to water them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013