Werslyn is a responsible child and in his young age he involved himself in the farming business. He grows and harvests corn to sell. He helps his parents generate income for their sustenance. He is now asking for a loan of PHP15,000 to buy insecticides and pesticides they need in the business.
In the future, Werslyn hopes to keep improving his sales and to help lift his family out of poverty.
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.