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Hog raising is the main source of income for Rodolfo's family. He is 53 years old, married with six children. At his age, he needs to double his hard work in order to send his three children in school and provide their basic needs.

Rodolfo plans to buy four piglets and livestock feed but the income generated from his business is no longer enough, due to the increase of their daily expenses. With this in mind, he is asking for a loan amounting to P30,000. He hopes to receive this loan amount in order to improve his business which enables him to improve their way of living and support his children's education.

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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
  • 330
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,925,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Rodolfo to purchase livestock feed and four piglets to be raised.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2012