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Josefina has been raising hogs for 20 years. She is married and has three children. Josefina's main goal is to have a stable source of income so she can let her youngest child finish her studies.

Josefina would like to borrow additional capital in the amount of PHP 20,000, allowing her to buy hog feed and vitamins for her pigs. She believes that with this loan amount, she can ensure proper growth of her hogs and that it will enable her to earn better profits which will serve for her family necessities and the education of her youngest child. Josefina hopes and prays that her requested loan will be granted.

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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
  • 500
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,838,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Josefina to buy hog feed and vitamins for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2013