Due to financial difficulty, Julien Grace did not pursue her college because her parents cannot afford to finance her studies. Despite this, she did not lose her hope.She decided to work and help her parents to earn and save for her future. She is now 21 years old and still single. She plans to expand their corn plantation to increase their yields.
To work out her plan, she is requesting a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy corn seeds, fertilizers and insecticides and pay labor costs required in planting corn.
She mentioned that this loan will be a great help for her to work out her plan. She believes that through patience and hard work, she will be successful in carrying out her plan. She hopes that she will be having a plentiful harvest this coming harvest season.
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.