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Perlita and her husband dream of improving their way of living for their family, and to send their children to school. She is 48 years old, and blessed with four children.

She is engaged in the hog raising business, and helps her husband generate income for their family. Due to high cost of school fees, she needs to earn a higher income to meet the educational needs of their children.

Perlita plans to borrow additional capital for the maintenance of her business. She needs to borrow P15 000 to buy additional piglets, feed, vitamins, and vaccines.

She believes that her loan will be granted to improve the business and make it profitable in the future.

Additional Information

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
  • 431
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Perlita to buy additional piglets, feed, vitamins, and vaccines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013