Rolando is a man with courage who is dedicated to his work. Rolando is 42 years old and is married with three grown-up children. He engages in a farming business planting crops like corn. Their village is well known as an agriculture area.
Rolando is asking for a loan of PHP 35,000 to buy corn seeds and fertilizer for his farm. Rolando hopes that someday he can see all his children finish their studies and also he can provide for the needs 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.