Charlie, 49, is a married man with two grown children. Charlie is a very responsible father and husband. He does everything he needs to do to meet the needs of his family. Charlie is asking for a loan of 20,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) to buy seeds and fertilizer for his farm. He dreams that someday his farm business will expand, so he will be able to improve the quality of life of his 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.