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Wilson lives peacefully in their hilly village with his family. He is a farmer who plants and harvests corn in their field. With his desire to uplift their living condition, Wilson also engages in taking care of hogs while his wife is his partner in growing their business.

Wilson wanted to take care of more hogs than what he has now. He is asking for a loan of PHP 40,000 to buy piglets to grow and feed for maintenance. He hopes to get higher profits and be able to build up a piggery house for his hogs.

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
  • 1248
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,895,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Wilson to buy piglets to grow and feed for maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 25, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013