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Apolinario lives with his family in the town of Alicia, Isabela. He is 55 years old and a father of five adult children. Apolinario is engaged in the hog-raising business, primarily for breeding. He has been in this business for 18 years. Through the income he generates from his business he has been able to provide food for his family's needs and also support the extended family.

At this time, Apolinario is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy feed, vaccine and an additional hog to raise. Apolinario wishes to have a higher income from the business so he will have his own savings. He says he is getting older and that's why he wants to build his savings in preparation for future emergencies.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 372
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,137,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Apolinario to buy feed, vaccines and an additional hog to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 30, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 21, 2012