Hog-raising is the primary source income for Mary Joy. She has been doing this business for almost three years. Mary Joy is 23 years old. She is from the village of Mabini, Alicia. Mary Joy is requesting a loan amounting to PHP 15,000 to buy feed and vaccines for her pigs. She hopes that she can get the amount she has requested to further develop 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.