“Better works makes bigger dreams,” said Joselito Ordońez
Joselito is a farmer and is 44 years old. He is married to Glicilda who is also an entrepreneur and has been operating her store for five years. They have two children: Sherwin, 20 years old, unfortunately did not finish his college studies and presently manages his rice field. He is already married. Glejel is 14 years old and in the fourth year of high school. They are currently residing in Barangay, St. Tomas Alicia, in the Province of Isabela. Joselito is requesting a loan of PHP 35,000 to use as financial assistance for his farming. In his farming, he has and will continue to work hard for his family.
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.