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Total loan: $975

Merriam

Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Central Luzon, Philippines / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fertilizer, pesticides and for the land preparation of their crops.


Merriam's story

Merriam is a businesswoman and a hardworking mom from Guimba, Nueva Ecija. She is 42 years old and happily married to Jaime, a government employee. They are blessed with two children who are still pursuing their studies. Her business is farming planting Palay (rice grains). Her quarterly income is worth PHP 20,000. Aside from her business, her husband's earnings as a government employee is also a source of their income. She has been engaged in her business for 25 years.

Merriam is a good borrower of Alalay Sa kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI) and was entrusted a loan amounting PHP 50,000. The loan will be used to buy fertilizer, pesticides and for the land preparation of their crops. She wants to become successful and to finish the education of their child. She also wants to expand her business to get more income. She believes that with ASKI and KIVA lenders, her dreams will come true.