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Ronald is married to Joana. They had been blessed with three children. Ronald is a farmer who has been farming in the Philippines for 15 years.

Ronald is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and seedlings to support his rice production efforts. Ronald hopes this loan will help him grow his operation. Currently, Ronald earns 35,000 PHP every harvest season in this field of work. He is determined to work hard to provide for his family, and hopes that Kiva will continue to provide financial assistance so that he can improve his family's living conditions.

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
  • 451
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,752,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ronald to buy fertilizer and seedlings to support his rice production efforts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 25, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012