Joseph is 37 years old, and is married and blessed with one child. Joseph is a farmer working in the Philippines. He has been managing his farm for 15 years. Joseph is a responsible father and husband to his wife. He is willing to work hard every day just to lift his family from poor living.
Right now Joseph is asking a loan in the amount of PHP 35,000 to buy fertilizers and rice seeds to sustain his farm business. He hopes to grow his farm and received a higher income and to secure his family living condition.
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.