Margie is a hog raiser from Padul who lives with her husband and two children. She is 25 years old. Her spouse is a farmer. They both generate income to sustain the family's needs for meals and school fees.
She would like to improve the growth of her hogs and sustain them with enough feed, vaccines and medicines, which she will buy out of the loan of PHP 6,000 she is requesting.
Good nutrition for her hogs will lead to higher sales prices and improved income as well.
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.