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Erlyn has been engaged in her rice farm business for fifteen years and she usually earns P45,000 per crop year. She is willing to work hard every single day to lift her family out of poverty.

Erlyn is married to a farmer who helps her manage their farm. According to her, through the income generated from her business, she had been able to give daily allowances to her children who are currently in school.

At this time, she is requesting a loan of P20,000 to purchase seeds and fertilizers to sustain her rice production. She hopes that she can get the amount she requested to further develop her 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
  • 344
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,961,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Erlyn to purchase seeds and fertilizers to sustain her rice production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 8, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012