Marina is a loving mother. She is married and had eight children. Her youngest child still attends school, while the rest have settled into marriage and live separately from them.
To acquire profits, she is raising hogs to fatten and breed and then re-sells them to butchers at the village where they live. She wanted to keep improving her business, so that is why she is availing a loan of PHP 12,000. She will buy hog feed, medicines, and vaccines to ensure healthy hogs to raise.
It will boost up her profits and someday she will achieve a more profitable business and likewise improve their living conditions as well.
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.