Evelinda lives in Pinopoc with her spouse and three children. She is 46 years old and raises crops for income. She is planting and harvesting corn to sell to traders. She has been in her business for almost five years and earns 10,000 P (Philippines pesos) each harvest season, twice in a year. She is paying for the school fees of her children.
Evelinda hopes to improve her crop production, so she is now asking for a loan of 10,000 P to buy fertilizers and pay for land cultivation in the farming business.
With continuous hard work and determination in her business, she will achieve the abundant crop production every harvest season necessary for making her family live fortunately.
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.