Vilma started her business when she was still single. She had only one pig until the business became established and she has expanded it by adding more piglets to raise. Vilma has been in the business for almost 30 years. Vilma now has six pigs to raise for fattening. With the high cost of feed, Vilma is asking for a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy feed for her hogs. She believes that the loan will be a big contribution to maintain her business and continue it as her source of income.
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.
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