Edwardson is married and has two children. He is operating a tricycle as a source of income. He tried to learn the said activity because of the poor living standards they had been experiencing.
He wants to achieve a higher income in order to give a good life to his children. To make it possible, he is asking for assistance from the lenders through ASKI. He is asking for a loan amount of PHP 7,000 to purchase new tires and to pay for maintenance.
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.