A loan of $150 helped to purchasing pigs for her business.


Ofelia's story

Ofelia is 54 years old. She is married and lives in a small village of Bintacan, province of Isabela, with her family: her husband Anthonito and five grown-up children. The family earns a living through agriculture. She also has two hectares of land where she grows corn. The family sells their agricultural product on the local open market. In addition, Ofelia is busy with a small scale poultry business. Total average monthly income of the family is 2,000 Philippine pesos (PHP).

Ofelia requested a loan for purchasing pigs. She wants to raise them in the family farm and then sell them on the local open market after five months. The average monthly income of the family will increase and they will be able to improve their living conditions.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI)