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Maribel is 46 years old and is engaged in a hog-fattening business as a source of livelihood. With this occupation, she provides for her family’s needs and wants. For the 5 years she has been working in this business, Maribel has worked patiently due to her love for her family. Right now, to satisfy also the needs of her hogs, she is asking for a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy feed, vitamins, and medicine. She is looking after her hogs so well because they will provide her with a high income after 5 or 6 months. Hopefully, with her unending hard work she will achieve her dream of higher profits.

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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
  • 338
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,925,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Maribel to buy feed, vitamins, and medicine for her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013