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Maribel is 34 years old, married, and has children. Maribel and her husband are helping one another in their farming business with activities such as planting and harvesting rice to sell. Maribel wants to improve their crop production but she has limited resources. With this loan, she would like to borrow additional capital of PHP 40,000 to sustain the farming business. She plans to use the loan to buy fertilizers and insecticides for the crops.

Maribel hopes to make her business grow and earn more profit for the benefit of her family.

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
  • 370
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,668,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Maribel to buy fertilizers and insecticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 30, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2013