Elvira’s favorite quotation is “she works to live not she live to work”. Elvira is married and has two children. Her husband is a farmer working in the Philippines.
Elvira is engaged in selling fragrances and other cosmetic products like makeup, lipstick and lotions. Elvira’s goal in life is to uplift their living and not encounter financial shortages. To smoothly attain her goal, Elvira also engages herself in a hog raising business for an additional source of income for the family.
Elvira is requesting a loan of PHP 50,000 to buy feed for the maintenance of her hogs. She will look towards the success of her present business and whatever business she may have.
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.