Juana is twenty-four years old and married. She has two children attending school. She raises hogs to fatten and re-sell them for profit. She would like to ensure good nutrition of her hogs so that she can re-sell them at a good price. She is asking for PHP 6,000 to buy feed and vaccines for the hogs. Someday she hopes to achieve a prosperous life for her family.
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.