Leonora’s priority in life is to make her family more financially stable. She is 59 years old and married to Jeru. The couple was blessed with five children, and they are helping her in promoting their living. She has been caring for ducks and chickens for the past three years. She usually earns about PHP 2,000 every month, and she wishes to earn more than her usual profits. She needs to improve her livestock to make that happen. So she is asking for a loan of PHP 13,000 to buy feed, vitamins, and medicine to ensure good nourishment. She wants to increase her sales to provide for a good and comfortable life.
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.