Divina is 52 years old and is engaged in selling snacks in a school canteen. She has been doing this for almost 14 years and earning PHP 200 every day which is not enough to cover their necessities. She is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy junk food, soft drinks, bread, biscuits, candies and chocolates. She hopes these inputs will lead to growing her income. In the end, she is giving her best to produce a better income and living.
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.