Hog raising is the main source of income for Marilyn's family. She is married to Angelito, who is a farmer and a tricycle driver. They have two children: Cristine Joy, a five-year-old elementary pupil; and their youngest, Kim Saira, who is one year old. They are happily living in the beautiful environment of Sto. Tomas, Saguday, Quirino. Marilyn would like to improve their standard of living through her hog raising business. According to her, she is in need of additional funds amounting to 4,000 PHP for the maintenance of her pigs and for her to purchase feed supplies for her raised animals. With that loan, she believes that her business will become more progressive.
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.