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Violeta lives in Pinopoc where she and husband have a farming business in supporting the needs of her family. She is 51 years old and has three children. She usually gets an income of about PHP 20,000 each harvest, and this was used in sustaining her family’s daily needs.

She is now asking for a loan that will be used in her planting season for buying the necessary seeds, fertilizers and insecticides.

In the future, Violeta hopes to keep improving her farming output in order to gain more profits. Additional profits will be saved for the future expenses of her family.

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
  • 1471
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,117,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Violeta to buy seeds, fertilizers and insecticides used in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2014