Rogie is a hardworking and responsible husband and father to his four children. He is happily married and is raising rice crops. According to him, he has been in his farming business since he was 14 years old.
Rogie would like to take out a loan amount of PHP 20,000, which he will use to purchase of sacks of rice seed and fertilizer to improve his farming business. He hopes that he could supply all the necessary farm supplies in his 1.8 hectares of rice fields to be able to obtain greater profit, which will enable him to sustain their daily needs and to save some amount for their emergency purposes when he gets weak.
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.