A loan of $325 helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.


Rovelyn's story

Rovelyn C. is from the village of San Francisco, Cauayan City,Isabela. She is 31 years old. Rovelyn is married and has 2 school-aged children. To make a living, Rovelyn owns & operates a business raising livestock, primarily pigs, for fattening and sale. Rovelyn has been engaged in her business for over 2 years and earns approximately 3200 PHP every time she sells one of her raised pigs. In 2008, Rovelyn joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Rovelyn is requesting a new loan of 15000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This will be the first loan taken out by Rovelyn from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and 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 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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