A loan of $350 helped to buy two piglets, sacks of feed, and supplements and vitamins for the piglets.


Alicia's story

Alicia’s biggest dream is to have a successful pig farm someday. She believes this opportunity will give her the confidence to succeed while helping her family rise out of poverty. The financial opportunity of hog fattening is one of the best ways to help provide for her family and she very much wants to lift her family out of financial difficulties. Over the years she has provided for her family by involving herself in hog raising including slaughtering and tends to a poultry business in her village.

This loan of 15,000 Philippine pesos is for hog fattening, a common business for people in her area affliction from poverty. Alicia will buy two piglets, sacks of feed, and supplements and vitamins for the piglets. She will raise them for approximately four to six months until they are ready for sale.

With the support of ASHI and its partner, Kiva she is hopeful that her hog fattening business will generate steady income to improve her financial stability and her family’s quality of life.



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