Delia, 49 years old, is married to a farmer and blessed with three children. They are currently residing at the village of Rang-ay. She's been in the fish-selling business for almost 20 years, earning a net income of PHP 9,000 per month.
She would like to avail herself of a loan amounting to PHP 20,000 to purchase 30 kilos of fish. She's hoping that her requested loan will be granted, so that her business will 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.