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Silvino is 42 years old, married and had three children who peacefully lived at Carilucud. He is a farmer who plants and harvests rice to sell. His wife is a vendor and a hog raiser, too. Together, they generate income for their family's sustenance. He is asking for a loan of 32,000 PHP to buy urea (fertilizer), insecticides and pesticides to use in farming. This will help maintain healthy crop growth leading to a good harvest for his farming business.

In the future, Silvino would like to maintain his farming business for his children's education and for the overall welfare of his family.

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
  • 428
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Silvino to buy urea ( fertilizer), insecticides and pesticides to use in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013