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Rhea is a 35-year-old farmer living at Alcala. She is married and has two children attending school.

The couple plant and harvest corn to sell. According to Rhea, generated income from her farming was able to sustain her family’s needs and now she wants to obtain better crop production.

Aside from farming, Rhea also raises hogs to sell as her additional family source of income.

With her determination to make her farming productive, she is borrowing a loan of PHP 25,000. She will use this amount to buy fertilizers and insecticides used in farming. She hopes to keep maintaining good harvests from her farming business for the welfare of her family.

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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
  • 1016
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rhea to buy fertilizers and insecticides used in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014