Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $525 helped to buy six bags of UREA (fertilizer) and pesticides to use in farming.

Alex's story

Alex is a small farmer living at Nabbotuan with his wife and four grown-up children. One is still pursuing a college degree. From the farming business, he acquires about PHP 15,000 during harvest season twice a year.

He is now asking for a loan of PHP 22,000 to maintain good crop growth. He will buy six bags of UREA (fertilizer) and pesticides to use in farming.

Alex hopes to achieve a plentiful harvest every harvest season to save funds to use in times of emergencies, especially because he and his wife are getting weak and old.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details