Melanie, 43, is grateful for having a family that is very helpful, loveable, and kind. This motivates her to work harder.
She is currently selling dried fish and is seeking additional working capital of PHP 12,000. The loan will be used to purchase a variety of dried fish to sell in the market. This will enable her to earn a higher income.
Melanie is hoping that, through her hard work, they will have a better life, someday.
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.