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Due to financial difficulty, Maria engages in hog-raising to supplement her husband’s income. She is 56 years old and was blessed with five children. She and her husband aim to become successful in life in order to give their children a bright future. For this reason, Maria planned to raise more pigs to sell but she has insufficient capital. She is asking for an additional of PHP 10,000 to buy feed, vitamins and more piglets to raise. Through patience and strong determination, she believes that she will be able to improve more of her business in the future.

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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
  • 410
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Maria to buy feed, vitamins and more piglets to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013