Arlette Nikko is a fresh graduate student of criminology. She is 22 years old and still single. While searching for a job, she helps her mother to manage their hog-raising business.
She is requesting a 15,000 PHP loan to buy feed for her hogs. At present, she is gradually learning the business so that if she is ever unable to find a good job she will just focus on running the business well. She hopes to contribute towards the success of her family livestock business.
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.