Belinda intends to improve her hog-raising business to make it a viable source of income. She is 41 years old and has five children. Some of them are still going to school. Belinda aims to improve their standard of living and wants to give her children a brilliant future.
To improve her business, Belinda is asking for additional capital of 30,000 Philippine pesos to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines. She says that this loan will be a great help to her to improve the business, and she is hoping that she will be successful in the future.
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.