Josephine is happily married to Danny T.. She is 45 years old and has two children: Dennis who is 23 years old and Danica who is 18 years old. Dennis has finished college while Danica still is studying.
Josephine has been a hog raiser in her village for many years. The business contributes a great deal in providing her children with their education. She is hoping to receive a loan of PHP 9,000, which she will use to buy more feed for her hogs.
She hopes to sustain her hog raising while at the same time continuing their rice farming which also helps provide daily necessities, especially in sending their children to school.
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.