This gentleman is from province of Isabela. He raises pigs in their house. He also works on the farm during cropping and planting season.
Rowel asking a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy feed and vitamins for his pigs. He has been in business for several years and says this loan will be used to raise pigs. He has sufficient experience in this type of work. His past loans have been important because they have helped to improve his standard of living.
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.