Rovelson is 48 years old, married, and has two children who attend school. He cultivates rice and raises hogs in Cordon. His wife is a teacher within their locality.
Rovelson is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP, which he will use to buy hog feed, one piglet, and vitamins for his hogs. He would like to keep his livestock business profitable but he had insufficient funds. He knows that through supplying his hogs with nutritious hog feed he will keep them healthy upon reaching their optimum growth. With this loan, Rovelson hopes to sustain his family welfare and improve his living conditions.
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.