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Elsa is from the village of Bantug Petines. She is 47 years old, married, and blessed with five children. Elsa is engaged in a hog-raising business, while her husband manages their transportation business, specifically motorcycle transport. She and her husband both work hard to provide their children a better quality of life. To obtain her goal, she is asking for a loan of PHP 50,000 to purchase vitamins and feed for the proper growth of her hogs. Elsa hopes to grow her business with the help of her loan.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1395
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,123,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Elsa to purchase vitamins and feed for the proper growth of her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2014
Feb 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014