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Norma is from the town of Cabatuan. She is the proud mother of two children.

Norma helps to support her family through their family farm. She is married to George who has helped her to manage their family farm for 24 years. She is known for being a hardworking and honest person.

At this time, she would like a loan of PHP 38,000 to buy fertilizers and seedlings for her farm business. According to her plan, this investment will increase her income.

In addition to helping her children, Norma dreams of renovating the family home. Even though life is difficult, she enjoys being a farmer living in the Philippines.

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
  • 397
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Norma to buy fertilizers and seedlings for her farm business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012