"Determination and patient are the principles of my life," according to Ferdinand, a 39 years old man.
He lives in the village of La Salette province of Isabela. His spouse is a full time wife who manages the house and their three children. Ferdinand and his wife run a farm.
Ferdinand is asking for a loan of P 35,000 to buy sacks of seeds and fertilizer for his farm.
He dreams that someday his farm will expand so he can offer his family a better life.
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.