Total loan: $425


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Cabisera 27, Ilagan, Isabela, Cagayan Valley, Philippines / Agriculture

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Orlando's story

Orlando S. is from the village of Cabisera 27. He is 40 years old and is married with two school-aged children. Orlando owns and operates a business planting and harvesting rice for sale. He has been engaged in his business for over four years and earns approximately 30,000 PHP per harvest. In 2010, Orlando joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and his ability to engage in business activities. He is requesting a loan of 18,000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizer such as manure. This loan will be his first from ASKI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand his business. About ASKI: ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has twenty-one branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small-business 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.