Gloria lives with her husband and three siblings. They are farmers. With the help of her husband and siblings, she grows corn and rice year after year. She herself has four years' experience.
Gloria is applying for a loan to buy materials that she will use for planting, such as fertilizer, herbicides and seeds. With these materials, she will be ready to improve her business and is expecting to have good results. Her objective is to find the way to have an abundant harvest, so that she and her family can get ahead in life.
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.