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Rizalina started raising hogs in 2008 and has five today. She has spent most of her time running this kind of business. This time, she currently raised four for fattening. Rizalina is married and has two children; the eldest is a college student while her youngest is in her secondary level of education. She said maintaining a good attitude and wise management of her business has been the key to obtaining success in life. Besides business, Rizalina also plants vegetables in her backyard. She really loves what she does and finds it satisfying. For now, Rizalina struggles due to a shortage of capital from the expenses of her college student and increased household expenses. In this regard, she is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 allowing her to buy stock hog feed and an additional three piglets, so she can increase her profits and be able to have a better way of living.

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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
  • 367
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rizalina to buy three piglets and hog feed for her raised hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 24, 2013