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Sharon is 28 years old and a mother of two. She is mainly involved in planting and harvesting rice and vegetables for sale. Due to financial difficulty, she also engages in hog-raising to generate additional income. She aims to uplift her lifestyle and educate her children to provide them a bright future.

With this reason, Sharon hopes to improve her hog-raising business to increase her income. Due to inadequate capital, she is requesting a loan of PHP 7,000 to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines required to raise hogs. She believes that this loan will enable her to improve her business and she hopes that she will be successful in working out her plan.

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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
  • 344
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,736,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Sharon to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines for raising hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2012