Alfredo is 54 years old and is a married man from the town of Cauayan City in the province of Isabela. He and his wife have both been farmers for six years. They primarily grow rice to sell.
Alfredo does his best to improve their business and take care of their seven children. At this time, Alfredo is requesting a loan of 40,000 PHP to purchase quality seeds, fertilizers, and other farm supplies. He hopes to have a bigger farm in the future. He also hopes to help improve his family's living conditions.
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.