Vanessa and her husband are blessed with three children and they live in the village of Centro 1. She has requested a loan of PHP 50,000 to purchase feed and additional piglets to support her business. Her goal is to expand her pig-raising business to maintain her income and support the needs of her family. Vanessa said she must be strong and work hard in order to achieve her dreams, just like well-known entrepreneurs.
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.