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Noeda believes that even a woman can do a man's work. At her age she is still doing farm activities like planting and harvesting. Noeda is married with five school age children. She manages a rice farming business to generate income and provide for her family's needs.

Noeda’s priority in life is to prepare her children for college level education. That’s why she keeps on working hard - she knows that the only treasure that she can give to her children is education. Noeda is asking for a loan of PHP 27,000 to buy rice seeds and fertilizers and to pay for other labor costs. She plans to improve her techniques in farming to increase her productivity and yields.

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
  • 345
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,724,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Noeda to buy rice seeds and fertilizers and to pay for other labor costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 17, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 21, 2012