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Roberto is 32 years old and married but has no child yet. He prays to have one soon.

He owns a hectare plot of land that he has cultivated for almost eight years now.

He is now asking for a loan to ensure proper nutrition of his crop for a higher yield upon harvest. He is asking for PHP 30,000 to pay for land preparation and seeds to grow in his farming business.

He would like to keep producing plentiful crops and earn enough income for the improvements of their lives.

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
  • 337
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,752,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Roberto to pay for land preparation and seeds to grow in his farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 15, 2011
Dec 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 21, 2012