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Jovilyn is a 36-year-old mother with three school-aged children. To support the needs of her children, Jovilyn operates a hog raising business where she earns PHP 4,000 when she sells one of her pigs.

Wanting to have a bigger income, Jovilyn is asking a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase additional breeding pigs and pig feed.

In the future, Jovilyn hopes that her loan will pave the way for her to earn an income and be able to support the education of her children.

Additional Information

About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.

This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.

ASKI’s motto is “Together, let’s make things happen!” Join ASKI's Kiva Lending Team or view its website.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 547
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,906,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jovilyn to purchase additional breeding pigs and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 25, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012