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Catherine raises pigs as her family's primary source of income. At 47, she is still dreaming of a comfortable living with her family. That’s why she dedicates herself to making improvements in the hog-raising business that she has. The piggery business for her is a good source of income as long as she provides patience and good care. To provide the essential needs of her pigs, she is requesting a loan to buy feed, vaccine and vitamins. This would be helpful in nourishing her pigs' growth and will definitely give her high income towards the fulfillment of her dream.

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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
  • 333
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,624,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Catherine to buy feed, vaccine and vitamins for the maintenance of her hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2013
Sep 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014