George Doliro Group
George is married and has one school-aged child. To make a living, George owns and operates a business venture in the services sector. While not the only means of generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from operating a welding shop/steel fabrication. George has been engaged in his business for over 3 years, and earns approximately Php 12,000 a month from these activities.
In 2006, George joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. George has successfully repaid a previous loans from ASKI. George is requesting a new loan of 8000 PHP which will be used to purchase materials needed to expand services provided. This loan will be the eighth loan taken out by George from ASKI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand his business.
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fishermen, and small entrepreneurs.
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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.
ASKI’s motto is “Together, let’s make things happen!” Join ASKI's Kiva Lending Team or view its website.
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