Juliet, age 54, raises hogs to earn an income. She works hard, and she tells us that she enjoys it because she is able to exercise as she works. Though this promotes a healthy lifestyle, she says she cannot deny that the work is very difficult. Nevertheless, she remains patient and hard-working, and she maintains her business as well as she can.
Juliet is requesting a loan in the amount of PhP 25,000, which she will use to purchase feed, vitamins, and three more hogs.
She hopes that her business will improve and that she can realize higher proceeds through this investment.
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.