Victoria, 37 years old, has been married to a farmer for almost 18 years, and even though they don't have children, they focus their lives on business and on farming. Victoria has raised hogs for almost 10 years. She would like to take a loan for PHP 35,000 to purchase hog feeds and hogs to raise. She's hoping that her loan request will be granted, so that her business will become larger and 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.