Rodrigo is 54 years old. He lives with his wife and three children in the village of Villa Concepcion. Aside from cultivating their farm land, Rodrigo engages in a transportation business using his jeepney. He has been in his business for six years. Rodrigo wants to re-paint and change the oil in his jeepney.
In this regard, Rodrigo wants to avail himself of a loan in the amount of PHP 18,000 to buy paint, wheel, oil and gasoline for the maintenance of his jeepney. Rodrigo would like to satisfy his family's basic needs, improve their living situation and save for the future of his 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.