Due to hardship of living, Marites chose to be single to support the education of her younger brothers and sisters. She is engaged in the hog-raising business to generate income. She is engaged in the hog-raising business as well as farming to generate additional income. She has been operating this business for almost eight years. Despite problems and difficulties she encountered in life, she has the determination to improve the business.
She is requesting for a loan of PHP 18,000 to buy feed, vitamins, and vaccines needed for her hog-raising business. She believes that she can be able to make an improvement in her business as she continue to work hard and strive for it.
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.