Joan owns and has operated her general store for three years. She is married having only one child. Joan's spouse is a police officer. Despite the fact that her spouse is police officer, Joan decide to generate her own income so they can have a better income someday.
Joan would like to complete the merchandise she offers in her general store so that her neighborhood customers will no longer pass by her store. With her determination to complete the merchandise she offers, she is asking for financial assistance amounting to PHP 5,000. She believes that this loan amount will enable her to gain better profit and customer satisfaction.
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.