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Arturo, 36, is from the village of San Bernardo in the province of Isabela. He is married with one kid. He is a very hardworking person. Every morning he personally visits his farm. For almost eight years in farming business, he has always made sure that he can sustain the needs of his family. To have additional income, he is asking for a loan amounting to 20,000 PHP to buy seed and fertilizer for his business. His dream is to expand his business for his future plans.

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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
  • 347
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Arturo to buy seed and fertilizer for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 17, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2013