Donato, 53 years old, is from the village of Rizal in the province of Isabela.
Donato is a very hardworking father; he makes sure that he can sustain the daily needs of his children with the help of his wife. In order to see to the needs of his family, Donato is asking for a loan amounting to 25,000 PHP to buy sacks of rice seed and fertilizer for his farm. He always prays that in the future he can renovate their house so that they may live comfortably.
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.