A loan of $225 helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.


Ronie's story

Ronie V. is from the village of Burgos. He is 40 years old. Ronie is married and has 2 school-aged children. To make a living, Ronie raises livestock, primarily pigs, for fattening and resale. Ronie has been engaged in his business for over 5 years and earns approximately 2000 PHP a month for these activities. In 2010, Ronie joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Ronie is requesting a new loan of 10000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This will be the first loan taken out by Ronie 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 29 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of 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.



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