Andres is a hard-working farmer who has maintained his business for over 10 years. He is 31 years old and has three children. His wife Felisa is a domestic worker. The couple aims to give a good education to all of their children.
Andres would like to improve his crop production to increase his yields and income. Therefore, he is requesting a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides to sustain his crops. He hopes this loan will help him to achieve good profits for the education and overall welfare of his family.
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.