Luordes lives in Caralucod, Isabela. She is married and blessed with four children; all of them attend school. She does poultry farming for a living; this has been her occupation for ten years.
Luordes found out about ASKI through a friend; she wants to expand the capacity of her business. She seeks a loan of 12,000 PHP to buy chicks and chicken feed. She plans to grow her business and provide employment for many people. The challenge she faces is the contagious nature of sickness that affects poultry.
She is getting this loan to attain food security, and to improve the be living standards for 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.