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Being the head of the family, there is no difficulty in taking action with responsibility even if you know that it is hard to do. According to Diosdado, he is doing his best just to feed his family and give them a better way of living. Diosdado has a less fortunate family, that’s why he is working hard to maintain his family's needs.

Diosdado is 52 years of age, married and has three children. Aside from farming, Diosdado manages a hog raising business in their village. He dreams of growing this livestock business for a continuous source of income. Diosdado is asking for a loan of PHP 37,000 to buy feed and vaccines for his hogs' maintenance. He hopes that his dream becomes a reality.

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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
  • 401
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,824,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Diosdado to buy feed and vaccines for his hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013