Rodolfo is married and his family lives peacefully in Enrile. He and his wife, a vegetable vendor, have three children. Rodolfo is a farmer who raises corn to sell. He is very patient in maintaining good harvests in his farming business. Rodolfo hopes to make crops more productive. That is why he is asking for a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy pesticides and insecticides to use in farming. It will help provide good nutrition for his crops and increase yields someday.
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.