Elenita, 53, lives in the town of Naguillan, a province of Isabela. Elenita works hard to support the needs of her children. Her husband is a farmer and they help each other to achieve their dream for their children.
Elenita is a vegetable vendor. She is asking for a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy different vegetables that she can sell in the community. She dreams that someday she will have her own store and provide a better quality of life for her 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.