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Rogelio is willing to work hard every single day to give his family a good quality of life. He has devoted himself to rice production for five years. He is now 33 years old, married, and has one school-aged child. His wife is engaged in hog-raising business in their village. They work hard to provide for their needs and to be able to send their child to school.

Rogelio is requesting a loan of 38,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) to purchase seeds, pesticides and fertilizer for his rice production. He hopes to grow his business and harvest more rice to sell.

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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
  • 424
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,767,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Rogelio to purchase seeds, pesticides and fertilizer for his rice production.
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