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Quintin is 45 years old, married, and has five children. He is engaged in the rice farming business, which he has been doing for 25 years. Through the income gained from farming, Quintin was able to send his children to school. One of his children finished college and holds a degree.

Quintin is requesting a loan for 50,000 PHP, which he will use to buy fertilizers and herbicides for his rice crop. With the loan, he hopes to be successful in his business. He will manage his farm to gain income.

Quintin's goal in life is to see his children become professionals someday. He works hard to further support his children's needs in pursuing their education.

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
  • 358
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,916,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Quintin to buy fertilizers and herbicides for his rice crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 30, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2012