Rizalyn is a teacher, while her husband is a farmer. Rizalyn runs their farming business, primarily farming rice and corn. Rizalyn and her husband are blessed with three children. Because of their desire to enhance their lifestyle, Rizalyn and her husband worked hard to send their children to school and finish their studies. Now, Rizalyn's two children are working while the youngest is still taking up college education.
Rizalyn's goal is for all of her children becomes professionals soon. Even though she is in teaching profession, she also does some farming activities. Rizalyn is requesting a loan of 50,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) to buy herbicides, and to pay for the labor costs of farming. She will keep on striving until she achieves her goal.
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.