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Pilar is 58 years old and widowed. She was blessed with seven children, and the family lives happily in a rural community. Despite the hardships, Pilar is determined to uplift her family’s status of living to give her children a better life.

Pilar engages in raising hogs to generate additional income. She had planned to raise more pigs to sell but she has inadequate capital. In this regard, she is asking for a loan of 11,000 Philippine pesos to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines needed to raise hogs.

Through patience and hard work, she believes that she will improve her business in the future.

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
  • 1482
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,115,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Pilar to buy the feed, vitamins and vaccines needed in hog-raising.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013