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Rosita is 58 years old, married and has six adult-aged children. She lives with her family in a rural community, planting and harvesting fruit, vegetables and root crops for sale. To generate additional income, Rosita engages in a hog-raising business. She wants to improve and strengthen the business and to earn sufficient income to satisfy their necessities and save for future emergencies. Due to insufficient capital, she is requesting a loan of PHP15,000 to buy additional piglets, hog feed, vitamins and vaccines for her hogs. Through hard work and strong determination, she believes that someday, she will further improve the business through this financial assistance.

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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
  • 312
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,604,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rosita to buy additional piglets, hog feed, vitamins and vaccines for her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2013