Susana is 55 years old, married, and has one child. She is operating her small piggery business in their backyard to provide the necessities of her family. She is seeking a loan amount of P 5,000 to buy feed, vitamins and medicine to sustain her pigs. With the help of this loan, she'll be able to improve her business and rescue her family’s living situation from financial constraint.
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.