A loan of $925 helped to buy fertilizer and insecticides to improve the growth of his corn crops and maintain his farming business.


Franklin's story

Franklin has operated his agricultural business for almost 20 years. He is grateful because he is able to provide his family's needs. Franklin is 43 years old and married, having four children. He lives simply with his wife and children. He patiently manages his farming business to earn a living. Franklin finds difficulties in managing his cornfield, but he always thinks positively and finds ways to maintain and improve his farming business.

Franklin is in need of additional working capital because his crops were destroyed by disastrous typhoons "Pedring" and "Quiel." He had been expecting a higher income this crop season but due to the said circumstance, he was not able to obtain the income he was expecting. For this reason, he is asking for a loan amount of PHP 40,000 to buy fertilizer and insecticides to improve the growth of his corn crops and maintain his farming business.

According to him, these farm inputs would really have a great impact on the development of his farming. He is hoping that he can increase his yields, allowing him to improve his living situation and give his children a better future and a quality education



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: October 24, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: October 24, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)