Corazon has been selling bananas and other fruits in the market for over three years. She is working for the improvement of her family's poor living situation. She was raised in hardship and so she is working to so that their lifestyle can improve. She doesn't want her children to experience similar difficulties in life.
Consequently, Corazon is requesting a loan of PHP 14,000 to buy additional products to sell such as vegetables, coconuts and bananas. With her patient and hard work selling variety of goods, she hopes to be able to make their living situation much better and healthier.
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.