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Misael is 46, married and has three school-age children.His family is peacefully living within the village of Pinto Alfonso Lista.

Misael is engaged in a hog-raising business. He and his wife Mila aim to improve their living conditions so that they will become financially stable and give their children a better future. He is glad because his wife is helping him in generating income through her small community based store.

Due to financial shortage, Misael is asking for an additional capital of PHP 35,000 which will be use to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines needed in his hog raising business. He hopes that he can further improve his hog raising business through his strong determination and patience.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 401
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,824,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Misael to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines needed in raising hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 25, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012