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Imelda's greatest dream in life is to let her children finish their studies and get employment someday.

Imelda is 47 years old, married and has four children. She runs a livestock business, particularly hogs for breeding. She has been running the business since she got married. Imelda has one pig that is a sow that produced piglets. Imelda wishes to borrow a loan of PHP 35,000 to buy feed for the maintenance of her sow and piglets.

She hopes to continuously manage the operation of her livestock business. In this way, she could obtain continuous growth of her income so she could provide her family basic commodities.

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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
  • 480
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,802,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Imelda to buy feed for the maintenance of her sow and piglets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014