Rosario is hopeful that her sari-sari (variety) store will generate steady profits to improve her financial stability and give a better life for her family in a decent way. Rosario’s biggest dreams are to manage a full-fledged mini-grocery store someday and ensure the happiness of her family. She believes this opportunity will give her the confidence to succeed while helping her family rise out of poverty. The financial opportunity of her store is one of the best ways to help provide for her family and lift it out of poverty.
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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