Tricycle is one of the most common means of transportation people in the municipality take in going to different villages and neighboring municipalities.
Though at some point of her life, Rose Eden is so disappointed because three of her elder children had decided to stop schooling yet she never loses hope that the rest of them aside from her disabled child will be pursuing their education. She hoped that through her continues loaning, she will be able to grow her business to be able to sustain the education of their children and improve their standard of living.
Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc. has the distinction of being the oldest existing replication of Grameen methodology for delivering credit to the poor in the Philippines. With more than a third of the nation’s 90 million Filipinos living below the poverty line, ASHI was established with the vision of helping to alleviate poverty in the Philippines. Translated from Tagalog, Ahon Sa Hirap means “to rise above poverty.”
Empowering women dedicated to supporting their families through hard work and dedication, ASHI lends 100% to women and specifically the bottom 50%, so the “poorest of the poor.” In addition to general business loans, ASHI also offers educational loans, house repair loans, savings funds, and social development programs for its members. ASHI is committed to translating its social mission into practice.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid