Levita Gina has the drive and attitude to succeed. She is 40 years old and happily married to Elmer. The couple was blessed with four children, ages 11,10,6 and 4 respectively. The family resides in the peacful village of Jurisdiccion Amulung, Cagayan.
According to Levita Gina, they had decided to invest their starting capital of P4,000 in buying scrap materials like used bottles, metals, plastics and old newspapers that they can resell at higher prices.
As of now she aims to diversify her business, so she is asking for a loan of P40,000 to buy more junk products like used bottles, old newspapers, empty cans and metals to resell. This loan will help improve her business.
Levita Gina's faith in God and sacrifices would allow them someday be alleviated from poverty.
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.