She buys and sells fruits and vegetables. She is trying to learn the trade despite the poor living they are experiencing.
She feels so hurt seeing her children’s suffering from poor living. She wants to achieve greater income in order to give them a good life, so she is asking assistance of the lenders through ASKI with a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase different kinds of fruits and vegetables.
She hopes through these investments she can prepare a better living for her children and operate her business prosperously.
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.