Josie biggest dream in life is to give her children the opportunity to go to school through the college level. She hopes to reach that goal by running a business raising and selling hogs, and continually strives to make it better and more profitable. She is applying for a loan for PHP 10,000 to buy feed for her herd, and believes that this loan will have a positive impact on her business.
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.