Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Marve has been a simple farmer for eight years in Mallig, Isabela in the Philippines. He is 37, and is married with three children who are all school aged.

He raises three fattening pigs and one pig for breeding purpose. He also manages a rice and corn farm of almost two hectares to financially support his family's daily living. From the livestock business, he is earning the average income of PHP12,000 in three-four months.

Marve is now requesting his second loan amounting to PHP30,000 as added capital in his farming and livestock business. He will buy sacks of hog feed to sufficiently sustain his livestock. His hope is to continue improving his livestock business for the future college education of his children.

Marve also operates a furniture shop business where he invested his first availed loan.

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
  • 397
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,817,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Marve to buy hog feed for livestock business maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013