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Bibiana is 45 years old, married and has three children. She is married to a farmer named Johnny. Together, they plant and harvest rice to sell. They also hire laborers who help them do these farming activities.

Bibiana is asking for a loan because she needs to sustain her crops with fertilizers and insecticides to maintain good crop production. She is asking for P10,000 to buy fertilizers and insecticides used in farming.

In the future, Bibiana would like to keep making their farming business more profitable and continuosly finance the education of her children.

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
  • 407
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,606,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Bibiana to buy fertilizers and insecticides used in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 24, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 22, 2012