Total loan: $500


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PALAYAN, NUEVA ECIJA, Central Luzon, Philippines / Agriculture

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

Mercelita's story

Mercelita is a 59-year-old farmer from Laur, Nueva Ecija. She is happily married to Damaceno and blessed with three children who are still pursuing their studies. She has been engaged in the farming industry, growing rice, for almost 17 years. She delivers it to rice dealers in the public market.

Mercelita has been a good borrower client of Alalay sa Kaunlaran (ASKI), Inc. for about six years. She has been granted a loan amounting to PHP 25,000 under the agricultural loan program of ASKI. Her loan will be used to buy vegetable seeds to plant and fertilizer for the easy growth of the crops. Her dreams is top uplift the life of her family from poverty. She believes that with the help of ASKI and KIVA lenders, she can provide a convenient life to her family.