Sunyata, 40, is from the Alinguigan province of Isabela. Sunyata is engaged in selling a variety of products in her village, such as soap, drinks and snack foods. Sunyata is asking a loan of PHP 16,000 to buy additional products that she can offer in her village.
Sunyata dreams that she can expand her business to provide for the needs of 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.