Amor is 57 years old and married, with four grown children.
He has raised his family in a village by planting and harvesting rice and vegetables for sale.
He doesn't earn enough from that, so he also engages in raising fingerlings to generate additional income. Having no competitors in the area, he aims to raise more fingerlings to sale in the future. Because he lacks capital, he is asking for an a loan of PHP 35,000 to buy feed and more fingerlings to raise.
He said that his loan will be a great help for him in working out his plan. He hopes that he will be successful someday to uplift his famiy's living status and give his family a better life.
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.