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Diane Krystl
At the young age of 29, Diane had already been blessed with two children, ages 10 and 8 years old; she is sending both to primary school. Mark (Diane's spouse) works as a local farmer.

To add to the family's income, Diane raises hogs and sells them to the butcher in their village. She usually earns 1,500 Philippines pesos (P) with each hog. Profits are used for the daily needs of the family and to pay school fees and allowances for the children.

Diane is now requesting a loan of P9,000 to buy feed, medicines and vitamins for the hog to ensure good nutrition.

In the future, she would like to generate more income to continuously educate her children. According to her, education is the only legacy they could pass on to their 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
  • 385
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Diane Krystl to buy feed, medicines and vitamins for the hog to ensure good nutrition.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012