Christopher is 28 years old and married to a farmer.
He is a rice farmer. He has managed the farm for almost nine years with the help of his father, who introduced him to farming.
He would like to request a loan amounting to PHP 15,000 to buy farm inputs like fertilizer and sacks of rice seed.
Christopher hopes that someday he can build their own house to have a better 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.