Leo lives with his wife and three children, at the village of Namillangan Alfonso Lista. Leo's and his wife's main priority is to earn more income, so they can sustain their children's education, meet their daily needs, and improve their living conditions. Leo is a hog raiser and a farmer.
Leo would like to ensure the proper growth of his hogs until they reach their optimum size. For this reason, he is asking for a loan of PHP 50,000. The loan will enable him to buy necessary hog feed, vaccines and essential vitamins, for his livestock business. Leo believes that his hogs will gain weight by using the proper livestock supplies for them. In this way, he may earn better income, which will enable him to secure his family's future.
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.