She is requesting a loan in the amount of PHP15,000 that they will utilize to buy fertilizer and hybrid seeds for their farming. They live by means of farming and it serves as their livelihood. They are always looking at increasing their harvest in order to increase their profits. Elizabeth has already re-paid her first loan from KIVA lenders and is now borrowing again for their farming sustainability.
The couple and their children are close. They always help each other especially in times of trouble. Elizabeth is doing her best to provide their basic needs. She is dreaming that someday they will able to uplift their poor living conditions with the help of the lenders and Almighty God.
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.
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