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From the village of Disimuray, Cauayan City, Isabela, Jhonny is 34 years old, married, and the father of three children, two of whom are currently in school. To make a living, Jhonny manages his farm business, usually planting and harvesting corn for sale. Engaged in this business for 12 years, he earns approximately 25,000 PHP every crop season.

Jhonny is now requesting a loan of 30,000 PHP to purchase seedlings and fertilizers. He hopes to increase his net income so he can continue sending his children to school and improving his family's living situation.

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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.

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
  • 423
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Jhonny to purchase seedlings and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 21, 2011
Nov 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012