Jossie is 49 years old. She is married and has two children who attend college. She started her business 13 years ago, selling different viands and groceries and she has always been a saleswoman who likes to innovate. This is also a way of attracting customers.
Jossie currently works alone, so she wants to hire a companion. She would like to ask financial assistance in the amount of PHP 10,000 to expand her business in order to have a greater income to pay for her another saleslady for her business. The loan will be use to buy meat and more groceries to generate more proceeds.
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.