Antonio is a hardworking father who has no greater wish than to give his family better way of living and live happily. Antonio is a farmer who is engaged in growing rice in their field. Antonio is very careful with his planted rice. He always sees to it that his rice is in good condition.
His only worries are what will happen to his rice when it is hit by drought, typhoon, pest and diseases. Antonio wishes for a loan of PHP 27,000 to buy fertilizers, herbicides and fuel to irrigate his planted rice. He hopes, through this loan, to be able to respond immediately to the needs of his farm, to gain income and achieve his wishes for his family.
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.