Maria is an entreprenuer who lives in Enrile with her spouse; they have five children. She is raising hogs to sell. Aside from her hog-raising business, she also raises chickens to dress and sell. She usually earns about 10,000 PHP each month, which pays for education fees and daily meals. She hopes to keep increasing her profits and to alleviate her family's living condition. She is asking for additional capital of 40,000 PHP to invest in her business. She will buy feed for chicken and hogs.
Someday, she hopes her income will sustain her family's needs and help them achieve fortune 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.