Wilma is a person with strength and determination in her work. She is 39 years old and married to Romel. She manages a store where she sells different products in the community. Wilma is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy snack foods, spices, beverages, and rice for additional income. She hopes in the future to expand her business so that she can provide for her family's needs.
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.