Divina is 34 years-old and married with four children. She is operating a store that sells grocery items to the people who visit her store. She is now asking for a loan of P15,000 in order to buy soap, shampoo, noodles, eggs and bread to sell. This will help increase the sales capacity.
Someday she hopes to keep selling more goods and develop her income for education purposes.
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.