A loan of $550 helped to pay for services to increase his crop yield.


Dennis's story

Dennis B. is from the village of Quiling, Roxas, Isabela. He is 27 years old and single. To make a living, Dennis plants and harvests rice for sale. He has been engaged in his business for over four years and earns approximately $688 every harvest season. In 2010, Dennis joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. He is requesting a loan of 24,000 PHP which will be used to pay for services to increase his crop yield. This will be his 1st loan from ASKI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve his business. About ASKI: ASKI is one of the most successful micro-finance institutions in the Philippines. It has 38 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolk 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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