Leticia a responsible mother who is engaged in selling different products in the remote area of Capellan in the province of Isabela. She is 46 years old and married to a farmer, Lorenzo. Leticia is asking for a loan of PHP 23,000 to buy additional grocery products that she can display in her store. She hopes that she will see her three school-aged children walking the stage to get their diploma.
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.