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Christopher is a 33-year-old father who lives in a rural community. He aims to become financially stable in order to give his family a better future. He makes a living through farming and he cultivates his farmland by planting vegetables and root crops. He plans to expand his vegetable and root crop production.

To achieve this, he needs the financial assistance of the lenders. He is now asking for a loan of 10,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) which will be used to buy fertilizer and herbicides needed to sustain his crop production. Through this loan, he believes that he will be able to improve his farming business and increase his profits. He hopes that all his plans will come into reality with this hard work and the support of lenders.

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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
  • 1394
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,123,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Christopher to buy fertilizer and herbicides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013