Mirasol is a hard-working wife who operates a piggery business. She has been carefully working this business because of her vision to lift up her family out of poverty. To make it possible, she is requesting a loan of PHP 12,000 as additional working capital to purchase necessities in operating her business such as feeds, medicine and vitamins. She is hoping that very soon, she will gradually lift up the living conditions of her family.
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.