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Robelyn is 34 years old and married, with one school-age child. She and her husband aim to become successful and financially stable in the future to give their child a better life.

To generate income, she is engages in a hog-raising business while her husband manages their farm land.

She plans to raise more pigs to sell in the future. For lack of capital, she is requesting a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy vitamins, vaccines, and additional piglets to raise.

Despite problems and difficulties encountered in life, she has the determination to improve the business, for she believes that her patience and sacrifices will bear a good fruit someday.

Additional Information

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
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Robelyn to buy feed, vitamins, vaccines, and additional piglets to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 13, 2012
Sep 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013