Dayana is 27 years of age. She is from the simple village of Dingading where she generates income through her business. Dayana buys and sells vegetables. She usually earns about PHP 300 a day in these activities. At this time, Dayana is requesting a loan in the amount of PHP 30,000 to buy eggplants, cabbages, string beans and potatoes to sell. In the future, Dayana hopes to keep improving her business and earn funds to be used for emergency purposes.
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.