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Erlinda is 48 years old, married and has six children. She has had a piggery business for six years and generates PHP 5,000 after selling two pigs every four months.

She is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to make further improvements to her livestock shelter. She will also buy feed for the pigs. The purpose of maintaining and eventually growing the business is to meet the needs of her two children who are still in school.

Erlinda's goal is to nurture her family abundantly in good values, both spiritual and financial.

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
  • 373
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Erlinda to improve her livestock shelter and buy pig feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012