Geraldine, 35, is married to a farmer. They were blessed with three children. Geraldine and her family live in Pulay village.
Geraldine has owned and operated a retail store for almost five years. She is requesting a PHP 35,000 loan to purchase canned goods, noodles, biscuits, curls, and beverages. She hopes that her request for a loan will be granted so that her business can become more profitable.
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.