Teresita a 43 years old and is married to Beruardo, a simple man. Teresita has been engaged in raising pigs in the community for six years. She is a very patient woman. For their everyday needs, she is also selling meat house-to-house.
She is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy two piglets and more feed. In the future, Teresita hopes that she can buy a small area of land so that she can build a small store where she can display her products.
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.