Lilia is a loving mother of two kids. Her husband is a farmer, planting and harvesting rice in their field. With her determination to help her husband even in just a simple way, Lilia engaged herself in the direct selling business of fragrances and beauty products.
At present, Lilia’s husband and children are still living with her parents. Her dream is to have her own family house. Lilia is working hard to make her dream a reality. Lilia is seeking a way to reach her dream. She thinks that by expanding the products she sells, she may increase her profits. Lilia is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to purchase lotion, make-up and fragrances. She hopes that someday she will build her own family house.
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.