Lorna is 54 years old with three school aged children from the village of Ugad, in the province of Isabela. She is very patient person and she makes sure to do what she can to meet the needs of her family. And for that reason, she is asking for a loan of PHP 5,000 to buy feed and vitamins to use in her hog raising business.
In the future, Lorna hopes that she can renovate their house to have better living conditions.
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.