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Orlando is 50 years old and a farmer from Lallo. He has been raising corn since he has had the courage to manage farming, and that was 20 years ago.

He patiently cultivates his farm land for the welfare of his family. Now, Orlando is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy corn seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides used in farming.

He knows that this amount of loan will help him to keep and protect his farming business in good quality, which enables him to increase his income and improve his living condition.

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
  • 474
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Orlando to buy corn seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides to use in farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 5, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014