Alejandra is a patient woman who poured out her passion and skills in cooking food as a business. She cooks food for snacks and daily meals and sells them to the people in their village. She is 53 years old and had three children.
Alejandra is now asking for a loan of 20,000 PHP to invest in making her food selling business more profitable. She will buy meat, eggs and ingredients used in cooking meals to sell.
In the future, Alejandra hopes to keep selling delicious foods to elevate her income for her family's overall welfare.
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.