Myrna is 40 years old and married to Rodel who is working in a funeral parlor and part-time as a tricycle operator. They have three children: Richard - 23 years old, college graduate; Rodelyn - 20 years old, H.R.M. graduate and their youngest daughter Rachelle - 18 years old, third year college student. Her family resides in Barangay Research Minante 1, Cauayan City.
Myrna would like to borrow a loan of PHP15,000 for the improvement of the hog raising business that she has been managing for almost three years. She believes that this amount will really help her maintain her business and increase her income.
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.