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With her passion to succeed, Elybet always finds a way to achieve success. She is managing a hog-raising business in her village. Elybet also runs a meat-vending business in the market. She has been 5 years in the meat-vending business and 10 years in her hog-raising business. Elybet wants to interest more customers – that’s why she always assures that she is delivering good service to her customers.

Elybet is asking for a loan of 50,000 Philippine pesos to buy hogs to butcher and sell in the market. She believes that this loan will be a big contribution in growing the business. She will be using her profit for the education of her three children who are studying. She would like to think that someday her children will finish their education because of her perseverance and hard work.

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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
  • 717
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,275,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Elybet to buy hogs to butcher and sell in the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2014
May 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 21, 2015