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Maribel's desire is to have a good relationship with her family and to always have faith in our almighty God. Maribel is 22 years old, married, and proud to share that at her age she already has one child. Maribel and her husband work hard to give her child a better future.

Maribel’s husband is a farmer. Aside from farming, Maribel manages a livestock business raising hogs, which serves as an additional source of income for the family. Maribel started this type of business as she knows that it will be a big help to sustain the needs of her family through the profit she earns.

With regards to her livestock business, Maribel is asking for a loan of 20,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) to buy feed for the maintenance of her pigs. She believes that the loan will be a big contribution to help her maintain her livestock business.

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
  • 420
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Maribel to buy feed for the maintenance of her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 20, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 21, 2012