Fe is 45 years old and living in Larion Alto, Tuguegarao, City. She is married and they were gifted with two children.
Fe is engaged in a meat-retailing business, while her husband is working as a carpenter in their village. Together they are helping one another in providing the needs of their family.
Fe wants her business to improve, and this is why she is asking for a loan of PHP10,000 from the Kiva lenders. She plans to buy kilos of pork and other commodities that she can offer to her customers. She is hoping that her business will continue to improve through the help of the lenders.
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.