DivinaGracia has been engaged in farming since 1997. She obtained her rice field from her parents. Divinagracia is married with two children. She is both father and mother to her two children because her husband is an Overseas Filipino Worker in Saudi Arabia.
Divinagracia would like to help her husband by generating income to educate their two children and provide them with comfortable living conditions. At her very best, she works hard and finds ways to improve the quality of her rice crops. Divinagracia would like to ask for a loan of 30,000 PHP, which will allow her to buy necessary farm supplies, such as certified seeds, insecticides, and fertilizers. Some of the amount will be used to hire laborers to perform farming activities. She hopes to improve her rice crop production to better her quality of life and allow her obtain more hectares of farmland to manage.
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.