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Alfredo is a proud farmer who raises crops for the sustenance of his family. He plants and harvests rice to sell. He owns a one-hectare rice field and has been cultivating it for 20 years. Through his income, he has been able to send his three children to college education and to earn their degrees. He has four children and his youngest child is still studying for a degree.

He is asking for a loan so that he will continuously strengthen his farming business for the family's welfare. He is asking for a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides for the maintenance of his crop.

With all his patience, sacrifices and faith in God, Alfredo would like to provide a successful life for his family from his farming activities.

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
  • 341
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,736,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Alfredo to buy fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides for the maintenance of his crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 16, 2011
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012