Sheril is 36 years old, married to a hard-working farmer, and blessed with three children. Sheril’s children are all attending school. Sheril and her husband are striving to finish their children's education. According to her, they don’t have any treasure to leave their children but she believes that the best treasure she will leave to their children is education.
Sheril runs a hog-raising business in their village. Nowadays, feed products in the market are costly. Sheril can’t sustain her hogs with feed and at the same time her children's allowances in school.
Hence, she is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy feed to maintain her hogs. She will manage her business well for her children future.
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.