Marivic is 46 years old and has children she sends to school. She is raising hogs for income. Her spouse is a farmer and a local official. She would like to keep raising healthy hogs; that is why she is asking for a loan of PHP 5,000 for extra capital to buy feed and medicine for her hogs.
Someday, Marivic hopes to become a successful hog raiser and maintain good income for the education of her children.
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.