Total loan: $1,200


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PALAYAN CITY, NUEVA ECIJA, Central Luzon, Philippines / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fertilizer and different vegetable seeds to plant.

Mercedes's story

Mercedes is a 45-year-old farmer from Laur, Nueva Ecija. She is happily married to Joey and blessed with three children who are still pursuing their studies.

Mercedes has farmed for almost twelve years now. She grows rice, then delivers it to rice dealers around their town.

Mercedes has been a good-paying client of Alalay sa Kaunlaran (ASKI), Inc. for about nine years. She has been granted another loan of 60,000 PHP under ASKI’s agricultural loan program. It will be used to buy different vegetable seeds to plant and fertilizer to facilitate their growth. Mercedes want to expand her farm with more agricultural land soon.