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Robert is a young businessman. He is single and the youngest child within his family. He did not finish his studies due to financial need.

Robert raises hogs and is a farmer within his local community. He is grateful because, despite the hardship and difficulties he has experienced, he is able to stand firm to overcome those trials in life. Robert paid back his previous loan and is asking for a bigger amount. He is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy necessary vitamins, vaccines, and stocks of hog feed. He hopes that he can make his pigs healthy to enable them to reach their optimum growth. Robert hopes that he will have continuous access to financial resources from ASKI and KIVA lenders so he can maintain his hog-raising business.

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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
  • 362
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,814,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Robert to buy necessary vitamins, vaccines, and stocks of hog feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012