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Leonardo's greatest dream in life, is for his family to have a better quality of life. He works hard to be able to attain it. He believes that sending his children to school, so they may pursue their degrees, is the best opportunity that he can give his children.

Leonardo is 29 years of age, married and blessed with two children. He is a farmer working in the Philippines. His wife is a housekeeper. They work and help each other to reach his dream. Leonardo engages in a hog raising business, which is his family's source of income. Leonardo wants to maintain his business because he believes that it will help him attain his dream and wishes. He is requesting a loan of P25,000 to buy feed for the maintenance of his hogs.

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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
  • 381
    View loans »
    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 $600 helped Leonardo to buy feed for the maintenance of his hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 20, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 21, 2012