Iluminada lives peacefully at Libag, with her spouse. She has three children. One is working abroad and the rest have their own families and live separately with them.
Iluminada is thankful for earning profits from her business of hog fattening and breeding. Through her business, she has been able to buy food for daily meals and pay for electric bills. Iluminada has four piglets. She would like to strengthen her business. As of now, she is borrowing PHP 33,000 to buy vaccines, medicines and hog feed.
Iluminada would like to ensure proper growth of hogs that will lead her to earn good profits from it. With enough funds, she will able to establish a better pigpen for her hogs.
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.