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Pedro is a married man. He lives in the community of Minallo in the province of Llagan. Last season, due to the natural disaster of a drought, his small plot of rice did not grow properly. This disaster made him fail to get the income he used to get and needs to get by in life. Pedro is a man who is loved and respected where he lives. He is dedicated to his work, agriculture during the season. In his free time, he works in tire repair.

Pedro is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and seeds to improve his crops and increase his production, in order to increase his earnings and have a better quality of life. The loan will really help Pedro in his hard work.

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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
  • 400
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Pedro to buy seeds and fertilizer to grow crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 17, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2012