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Josie is a loving mother of two children. She is 24 years old and is married. To make a living, Josie raises hogs for breeding. Josie is lucky to be married to a farmer working in the Philippines. Her husband plants rice in their field.
Josie wishes to continue to be a good wife and a good mother for her children . She also wishes to do her duty and be responsible for her family. Josie is helping her husband to meet their family needs and wants to be able to send their children to school someday.

Josie is requesting a loan of Php25,000 to buy feed for the maintenance of her hogs. She hopes the business does well and that she will become a successful businesswoman as well as a borrower.

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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
  • 324
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,640,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Josie to buy feed for the maintenance of her 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