Mary Grace is involved in farming together with her husband. She is 27 years old, from the village of Carmencita in the province of Isabela. She is very diligent person, she always make sure that she provides the needs of her family. She is asking for a loan of PHP 20,000 to buy seeds and fertilizer for her farming. She hopes that someday she can expand 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.