Dehlia is 36 years of age. She is married with three children. She is a farmer's wife who helps her husband in operating their farming business. She plants corn and cultivates the farm land to make it more productive. Dehlia has been in farming for five years and currently provides sacks of corn in their market every cropping season.
Dehlia has requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy corn seeds, fertilizers and pesticides to improve their farming business. She hopes to increase her crops and provide more sacks of corn every cropping season. In this way, she will be able to earn a higher income to better their lives and save for her children's studies as well.
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.