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A loan helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.
John Lawrence's story
In 2009, John Lawrence joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. John Lawrence is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This will be the first loan taken out by John Lawrence from ASKI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand his business.
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.
*Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.