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Estrelita is a hardworking mother who raises hogs in her village to help her husband earn income. She is 48 years old and has been gifted with four siblings. Two of her siblings are still in college and they want to finish their studies in order to earn a degree. Due to the high cost of commodities and school fees, Estrelita plans to raise more pigs to sell. However, due to inadequate capital, she is asking for a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy feed, vitamins and additional piglets to raise. Through her patience and hard work, Estrelita believes that she will be able to improve her business and make it more profitable in the future.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1859
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Estrelita to buy feed, vitamins and additional piglets to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2013