Roger is a hog-raiser in the village of Bantug Petines. He has been in this business for five years and usually earns about PHP 2,500 per piglet. Roger is 44 years old and is happily married to Dolores, a mother who helps him to raise their children.
At this time, Roger is asking for a loan in the amount of PHP 15,000 to buy feed, vaccines, and an additional piglet to raise. He hopes to grow his 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.