Joseph is a 33-year-old who loves to care for animals. With this peculiarity, he had made it a source of income. He built a small shelter at the back of his small house where he raises his livestock (goats).
To prosper in his business, Joseph is requesting a loan of 6,000 pesos to buy vitamins and additional goats to raise. He hopes to save enough money from his business in order improve the poor living conditions of his family, as well as to educate his three children.
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.