Gilda is 52 years old and is married. She is a very responsible mother who seeks to meet the needs of her family. Gilda has a retail store where she sells a variety of products in their community. Aside from the retail store, she also manages their land with the help of her spouse.
Gilda is asking for a loan of 9,000 PHP to purchase additional products such as drinks, snack foods, noodles and spices for her store. She wishes that in the future her business will expand to provide for the needs of her family.
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.