Total loan: $225


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Fugu Jones, Isabela, Cagayan Valley, Philippines / Agriculture

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Juanita's story

Juanita R. is from the town of Fugu Jones. She is 50 years old. Juanita is married and has two adult children. To make a living, Juanita owns & operates a business raising pigs for fattening and sale. Juanita has been engaged in her business for over 15 years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP when she sells her raised pig. In 2007, Juanita joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Juanita has successfully repaid a previous loan of 13,000 PHP from ASKI. This previous loan was used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. Juanita is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This loan will be the sixth loan taken out by Juanita from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her business. About ASKI: ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 29 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolks 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.