Rodelita is 30 years old and single. Her ambition in life is to become successful and financially stable in the future. She has owned and managed a variety store in her community for nearly two years. She typically earns a profit of PHP 10,000 a month, which she uses to support herself and for the education of her younger brother and sister.
Rodelita aims to strengthen her business and make it a more viable and profitable source of income. She is asking for additional capital of PHP 25,000 to buy school supplies, rice, soft drinks, ink, bread, shampoo, powdered laundry soaps and frozen foods for sale.
She believes that she will improve the business and make it more profitable as she continues to work hard and strive to achieve her goals.
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.