Betty Jane engages in growing vegetables in their field. She grows variety of vegetables and sells them in their village. Betty Jane has been in this business for 20 years and it is her source of income from which she sustains her family's basic needs.
Betty Jane is 49 years old, married and has three children. She has two children that she sends to school who are getting a college-level of education. With regards to her vegetable business, Betty Jane is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy fertilizers and seeds to grow.
Betty Jane hopes that through her income from vending of vegetables, she will successfully send her children to college and allow them to finish their education.
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.