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Managing a farming business requires strong determination, strong body, and hard work in order to attain abundant blessings from it. So Efren, a farmer in the village of Lasam is doing his best to obtain these traits. Enough funds are also one of the vital needs of such activity.

Efren wants to yield bountiful crops to provide his family a comfortable life, so he is requesting a loan of PHP 12,000 for maintenance of his business. It would be used to purchase fertilizers, seeds, and insecticides. He hopes to achieve his wish loan to make his dream possible.

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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
  • 380
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,137,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Efren to purchase fertilizers, seeds, and insecticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 24, 2012
Aug 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013