Juliet is married to Reynaldo B.. The couple works very hard for their family and especially for their children. They want them to live a progressive, comfortable, and happy life by giving them the best education and hoping that they can have a successful life in the future. They live in the rural barangay of Inaban in Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya.
To earn an income, the couple is patiently cultivates their farm by planting rice and vegetables. Aside from helping her husband in their farming business, Juliet also buys and sells vegetables in the nearby villages for additional income. Juliet hopes to borrow a loan of PHP 7,000.00 from Kiva lenders for their rice farming businessand eventually to improve her vegetable business. She hopes that their business will become productive and fruitful for the welfare of her 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.