Farming is Emma's business. She is 35 years old. She is happily married to Jovent who is also engaged in the farming business. The couple usually plants bananas and corn in their village. They are both hard workers because they want to give their two children a better life. As of now, Emma needs additional capital. In this regard, she is asking for a loan in the amount of PHP 25,000 to buy fertilizers and insecticides for their agricultural business. She hopes to grow her business.
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.