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Grace is the youngest among five siblings. She is 20 years old, single and still studying. Grace aims to help her parents in generating income. So at her very young age, she decided to borrow a loan of PHP 30,000 that will be used to maintain their family rice crop production.

The amount she requested will be use to purchase fertilizer, insecticides and pay for labor costs in transplanting her rice farm. She knows that through providing her parents with additional capital surely, they can obtain better yields and income throughout the harvest season. Grace hopes that lenders will grant her requested loan in order to have a greater income, finish her studies and have a comfortable lifestyle someday.

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
  • 393
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,817,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Grace to purchase fertilizer, insecticides and pay for labor costs in transplanting her rice farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 26, 2013
Nov 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014