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Evelyn lives at Palao. She is 32 years old and married to Pedro, and they have two children. To generate income, she raises hogs, to resell them for profits. She had been in her business for over a year and earns about PHP 2,000 per hog sale.

Evelyn hopes to continue providing good care to the hogs, and that is why she is asking for a loan of PHP 5,000. She will use the loan to buy medicines and hog feed. It will help her to achieve good profits in the business. Her future plan is to keep growing as a successful hog-raiser.

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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
  • 461
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,741,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Evelyn to buy medicines and hog feed for her hog-raising business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2013