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Benjamin's family lives in the village of Carmencita where farming is the primary source of income for most families. He is very energetic in doing his daily farming chores. His farm size now is sort of small, so he is working hard to be able to expand it in the future for his family.

He is requesting the amount of PHP 15,000 to buy sacks of fertilizers and seeds for his farming business. Benjamin will be greatly touched and happy if lenders will support him financially. He promises to be more responsible in his business endeavors, and punctual in his loan repayments.

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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.

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
  • 463
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Benjamin to buy sacks of fertilizers and seeds for his farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 25, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2013