Oscar is 45 years old. He is married to Gina, who helps him to manage their farm. He has been growing rice for almost 20 years. His net income for the last cropping season was 20,000 PHP.
Oscar is willing to work hard every single day to give his family a better life. He is currently requesting a loan of 12,000 PHP to purchase seedlings and fertilizers for his farm. He hopes that he can obtain his desired loan to improve and increase his income for the next cropping season.
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.