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All her life, Florentina has devoted her time to raising hogs and buying and selling of bananas.

Florentina is a loving and industrious mother of her six grown-up children. She has been both mother and father to her children. Despite her situation in life, she still stands firm and works hard to sustain their basic commodities needs. She thanks God for the guidance, protection, and unending love for her family. Shortage of income has pushed her to strive hard in running her livestock business. Currently, she is raising two pigs for fattening and one sow. She needs to provide her hogs with proper nutrition and care in order to improve their growth until they reach their optimum growth. But due to inadequate capital, she is asking for financial assistance, in the amount of P10,000 allowing her to buy feeds and vaccine for her hogs. She hopes to obtain this loan to attain her goals.

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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
  • 354
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Florentina to buy feeds and vaccine for her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012