Jeanne Claire is married and has three children. She lives in San Jose, Baggao, Cagayan. Her spouse works as a farmer. To add to the family's income, Jeanne Claire established a water-refilling service in their village, which she has been doing for five years. She earns about 20,000 PHP. She usually pays 5,000 PHP per month for her chiildren's tuition fees, daily allowances, and meals.
Jeanne Claire is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP, which she will use to buy more plastic gallons to use in her water refilling service. She would like to make her business more profitable but she has insufficient funds This loan will help improve her service so that she can meet her customers' demands for clean and safe water. Jeanne Claire hopes to provide a better quality of life for 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.