Simona is married with six children. She manages a piggery business and at the same time sells vegetables at their market every market day. She is working so hard to provide for her children’s necessities. She is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs and vegetables to resell. She hopes to have more income to provide for the needs of her family. Someday, their living will be improved by her loan and hard work.
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.