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Edwin is happily married to an OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker). Currently, he both stands as father and mother to his three children. His main priority nowadays, is to increase his income through improving his rice farming business. Edwin is a responsible and industrious person.

Edwin owns and manage his rice fields for almost 25 years. He is glad because despite his hardships and difficulties in raising his children still he is able to devote his time in cultivating his farm land. He is indeed grateful, because he have enough strength to face challenges in life. Edwin would like to let his children finish their studies because education is the only thing he could give to his children. To make his dreams come true, he is requesting for a loan P30,000 which will serve as his additional capital in buying farm inputs to make his rice field more productive.

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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
  • 366
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,809,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Edwin to buy farm inputs for his agricultural business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 16, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012