Levy is 45 years old and married. She is from the village of San Bernardo in the province of Isabela. She is very jolly, but serious in terms of meeting the needs of her family. Levy is engaged in farming with the help of her husband, Domingo. She is requesting a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy fertilizer and seed for her farming business. In the future, Levy hopes that her business will expand so that she can sustain the needs of her family.
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.