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Betty is 27 years old and single. She lives in a rural community with her beloved parents and younger brother and sister. Due to financial difficulty, she did not pursue her studies in college. She works and helps her parents in earning income to satisfy their necessities and support the schooling of her younger brother and sister. She engages herself in a hog-raising business to generate additional income. She aims to improve this business and make it more profitable. Due to insufficient capital, she is asking for a loan amounting to PHP 10,000 to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines needed for the maintenance of her pigs. She believes that she can improve her business through her requested loan. She just hopes that it will be granted.

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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
  • 331
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,752,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Betty to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines needed for the maintenance of her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 23, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013