Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Saturnina is now 39 years of age and married with four school-aged children. Saturnina is a farmer working in the Philippines who earns PHP 5,000 per month.

Saturnina is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchase fertilizers and pesticides for her corn farm. Saturnina has been growing corn for 15 years.

In the future, Saturnina hopes to have a large crop of corn in order to gain income to satisfy the daily basic needs of her family, most especially the educational needs of her children. She also believes that she can improve their status of living and start another kind of business through the continuous support and assistance of the Kiva lenders.

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
  • 327
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,024,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Saturnina to purchase fertilizers and pesticides for her corn farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 26, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012