At 25, Julios already has three children. He is married to a housekeeper. To make a living and cover the needs of his family, Julios is working hard and his extra time is still spent in finding another source of income to ensure that he can cover his family's needs.
Julios is a farmer. He plants rice in their field in their village. He is also manages a hog-raising business. Julios has no time to go to their neighbors just for wasting time. He goes early in the morning to his field to do farming activities. After doing farming activities, Julios goes back home to feed his hogs and clean his piggery.
With regard to his hog-raising business, Julios is asking for a loan of P25,000 to buy feed for the maintenance of his hogs. He hopes to maintain the business and continue to meet his family's needs.
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.