Gregorio's business focus mainly on the agricultural sector, particularly on farming and livestock. He began operating his livestock business when he was 20 years of age. At very young age, he devoted his time to raising hogs and crops due to lack of finances. Gregorio is really thankful to God because, although he didn't enter college, he is still able to manage his agricultural business well.
Gregorio is a responsible spouse and industrious father to his five children. The couple aim for one goal, to have a stable source of income. This goal pushes the couple to strive hard to obtain their dreams in life. Gregorio's livestock business is growing, so he is also in need of bigger capital. With his situation, he is seeking for financial support amounting to PHP 25,000 allowing him to sustain the livestock needs of raising his hogs. Gregorio knows that it would help him to improve his livestock and farming businesses.
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.