Honeyleen is 20 years old, married and gifted with two children. Aside from being busy at home, taking care of her children, she decided to be engaged in the hog-raising business to help her husband earn additional income. They want to earn and save money for their future needs.
To make their plans into reality, she is asking for a loan of 30,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) to buy the needed feeds, vitamins and piglets to raise. Through patience and hard work, she believes that she will be going to improve the business and make it profitable in the future.
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.