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Gles is 27 years old. He is married and has two children. He is a farmer, while his wife is a housekeeper. His wife also has a sari-sari store (general store) business in which she sells breads, spices, sugar, vinegar, and cooking oil. His wife's income from the business went to the daily consumption of the family.

Gles plants and harvests corn and vegetables. Gles also runs a hog-fattening business to earn additional income. He wants to expand the business and earn a higher income to use for the improvement of their house. Gles wishes to borrow 15,000 PHP to buy piglets to raise.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 315
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,580,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Gles to buy piglets to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 21, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012