Rodrigo is married with four school-aged children. Rodrigo is a farmer working in the Philippines and has been doing this work for eight years.
Rodrigo is asking for a loan of PHP 25,000 to purchase fertilizer and seeds to grow. Rodrigo hopes that through this loan, his farming business will improve. Currently, Rodrigo earns PHP 30,000 per harvest.
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.