Erlinda is 48 years old, married and has six children. She has had a piggery business for six years and generates PHP 5,000 after selling two pigs every four months.
She is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to make further improvements to her livestock shelter. She will also buy feed for the pigs. The purpose of maintaining and eventually growing the business is to meet the needs of her two children who are still in school.
Erlinda's goal is to nurture her family abundantly in good values, both spiritual and financial.
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.