Cristina is a responsible housewife who is engaged in the hog-raising business. She and her husband dream of becoming successful and financially stable in order to give their children a better way of living.
She plans to have more hogs to raise but she lacks in capital. For this reason, she is asking for a loan of PHP15,000 to buy feed, vitamins and additional piglets to raise. Despite the hardships and difficulties of life, Cristina still has the strong determination to improve their business as well as their status of living.
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.