Evelyn is 48 years old, married, and has four children. She runs a beauty parlor located in the public market, which she has been doing for 24 years. She patiently beautifies customers. She enjoys her work and at the same time is earning for her family.
Evelyn is requesting a loan for 35,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase MSE, Avon, and Natash products, scissors, hair blower, and hair coloring and straightening products. She wants to upgrade her business in order to attract more customers. She knows that providing satisfaction to her customers leads to business improvement. She hopes to improve her business in order to continue earning and saving for the education of her children.
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.