Rogelio is 56 years old, a diligent father of seven children. He is a farmer working in the Philippines.
To make living, Rogelio is engaged in a farming and hog raising business. He has run his hog raising business for almost 10 years. His wife is housekeeper and partner in managing their businesses.
Rogelio’s goal is to gain higher income from the business to further support his family's necessities. He wants to borrow a loan to buy feed for the maintenance of his hogs. He believes that through the loan he can maintain his hog raising business and attain his goal.
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.